Sentence Examples


  • Wildflower Pinks, also known just as Pinks, are in the Dianthus family, which makes them cousins to carnations, sweet Williams, baby's breath and about 300 other varieties of flowers.
  • Even the sewing tool known as pinking shears, a type of scissor that creates a wavy edge, may be named after the ruffled dianthus flower.
  • 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.