Sweet William, Dianthus barbatus,
Sweet William also known as Dianthus barbatus is a multi-colored biennial. Its beautiful flowers are pink, red and white. They grow in a ball shaped, multi-flowered shape.
Sweet William has a two-year cycle. The first year it grows the leaves only. The second season it blooms seeds and dies before the first frost.
It is a non-invasive, non-edible flower. It grows in all areas of North America. THis one was found in rural areas, in Blanchester, Ohio near my home.
It prefers moist conditions and non acidic conditions. It will grow in full sun to partial shade.
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