[ UK /da‍ɪˈænθəs/ ]
  1. carnations and pinks
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  • The blue fescue, festuca glauca ‘Elijah Blue’, is looking suspiciously large as is the dianthus and mondo grass. The Knot Garden « Fairegarden
  • Dianthus are known by numerous other names, including carnation, clove pink, cottage pink, gillyflower and pinks.
  • Love the tulips, candytuft, ajuga, dianthus, lilacs. . . love it all! April Dreams Gardens-GBBD 2009 « Fairegarden
  • J.D. Salinger, 1919-2010, R.I.P. Girls -- and dianthus -- you never know what they're going to think. The winter beauty of dianthus, à la Holden Caulfield « Sugar Creek Gardens’ Blog
  • Don't forget flowers, such as verbena, rudbeckia, petunias and dianthus, even if you ve switched to vegetables. WN.com - Articles related to Mesquite seed pods can be ground into a flour
  • Fill some of the containers in your entry with scented bedding plants like dianthus or stock, aromatic evergreens like rosemary and lavender, or fragrant shrubs like gardenia.
  • Around the barn a flagged terrace is encircled by cottage garden plants, such as delphiniums, rambling roses, geraniums, dianthus and lupins.
  • So far as the androecium is concerned, the stamens either remain unaltered, or they are present in a more or less petal-like condition; but it far more frequently happens that the stamens are entirely suppressed, the adventitious bud supplying their place; thus was it in the _Dianthus_ represented in the adjoining woodcut, fig. 66, where the stamens were entirely absent, and their places supplied by flower-bearing branches. Vegetable Teratology An Account of the Principal Deviations from the Usual Construction of Plants
  • A home scent, this crystallike potpourri contains Egyptian resin infused with notes of iced pineapple, peony, dianthus and white musk.
  • They have to be deadheaded, which is quite a chore; however, I have found the easy way to do it is wait till almost all the flowers are gone then use grass clippers and chop away, fertilize and water and voila you get more dianthuses. thetowntalk.com -
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