The picture you are in, are you holding a plant called sweet Williams? If not can you send me a picture of what they look like my husband and I hold different opinions on this subject.
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Here is a photo of the flowers and some foliage. I hope this helps: https://i0.wp.com/www.flowerpatchfarmhouse.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/How-to-Grow-Sweet-Williams-FlowerPatchFarmhouse.com-4-of-8.jpg?resize=700%2C525