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Dianthus barbatus var. nigrescens 'Sooty'
Common Name: Sweet William Family: Caryophyllaceae (The Pink Family)

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This is for the black flower fancier! Densely packed heads of chocolate-maroon flowers on red stems. Mature foliage turns from mid-green to mahogany. Worth adding to the early summer colour at the front of the border. Will be incredible with yellows or blue-greens.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Europe and Western Russia
Native Habitat:
Meadows and woods.

ClassEvergreen  Primary Bloom ColourBurgundy 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom ColourBlack 
Height12-24'  Bloom TimeSpring - Summer 
Spread8-12'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposureFull - Part Sun Loves Sun Sun  Foliage ColourBurgundy/Red/Purple 
Soil MoistureAverage  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone7-8  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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