D. barbatus nigrescens 'Sooty'
Sweet William \\\'Sooty\\\' @ the Gardens of D. Roadifer in Seward, Alaska, July 2003.
Color is much darker this year, perhaps due to the cooler weather?
Dianthus barbatus 'Sooty'
I love Dianthus "Sooty", because here in my garden in Innsbruck Austria it is not a biennal plants, ist absolutly perennial, and settles down for three, four or sometimes five years!