Sentence Examples

  • Such are: (a) Butterfly-flowers, usually red in colour, as Dianthus carthusianorum; (b) Moth-flowers, white or whitish, as honeysuckle (Loniceea periclymenum).
  • Dianthus chinensis (Indian pink): half-hardy, 6 in.
  • Dianthus barbatus (Sweet William): hardy, I to I i ft., crimson, purple, white or parti-coloured.
  • Dianthus chinensis (Indian Pink): half-hardy, I ft., various; flower earlier if treated as biennials; must be protected from frost.
  • GILLYFLOWER, a popular name applied to various flowers, but principally to the clove, Dianthus Caryophyllus, of which the carnation is a cultivated variety, and to the stock, Matthiola incana, a well-known garden favourite.