Sweet William Pinks
Blossoms of 'Sweet William Pinks' are mixed in reds, whites, and pinks. Prefers full sun and will thrives in both dry and moist soils. Grows twelve to twenty four inches in height.
Native to Southern Europe and one of the oldest garden plants. It was introduced into England in 1573 and was a familiar plant in colonial gardens. It was advertised for sale in Boston in 1760, cultivated by Thomas Jefferson, and sold by Minton Collins of Richmond in 1793.
Often grown as a biennial. USDA zones 3-9. Each packet contains 0.25 gram, which is approximately 225 seeds.