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Dianthus barbatus 'Rockin' Red'Sweet William

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Hardy Perennial
What is Hardy Perennial?
A plant that lives for more than two years.
Capable of withstanding outdoor winter temperatures down to -15C.
11 Reviews


A new interspecific hybrid

The strongest shade of red

Gently perfuming the air with their sweet, spicy fragrance

6 dianthus plug plants £5.99 By The End Of March 2020
12 dianthus plug plants £7.99 By The End Of March 2020
24 dianthus plug plants £12.99 By The End Of March 2020
Description How to Grow Delivery Reviews
Dianthus barbatus 'Rockin' Red' is a reliable, hardy perennial with flower that are pillar box red. It is one of the most vibrant reds ever created on a Sweet William. This new interspecific hybrid has a sweet, spicy fragrance, that fills the air, making it a great choice for flower borders in the front garden, next to driveways and garden paths. Height: 50cm (20"). Spread: 30cm (12"). 

Cut Flower Garden, Scented Gardens, Wildlife Gardens, Cottage Gardens


full sun

50cm (20in)

30cm (12in)

RHS plants for pollinators

6 Dianthus Plug Plants (KA1568)
12 Dianthus Plug Plants (80006)
24 Dianthus Plug Plants (80007)

Flowering Months

Feed and water Sweet William plants regularly until they are fully established. Deadhead faded Sweet William flowers to encourage more blooms to be produced throughout the summer.

Feed and water regularly until dianthus plants are fully established. Deadhead faded dianthus flowers frequently to encourage more blooms to be produced.


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