Definition of Dianthus barbatus

1. Noun. Eurasian pink widely cultivated for its flat-topped dense clusters of varicolored flowers.

Exact synonyms: Sweet William
Generic synonyms: Garden Pink, Pink

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dianthus Barbatus

Diamond State
Dian Cecht
Diana complex
Diana monkey
Diana monkeys
Diane de Poitiers
Diangus gratianopolitanus
Dianthus barbatus (current term)
Dianthus caryophyllus
Dianthus chinensis
Dianthus chinensis heddewigii
Dianthus deltoides
Dianthus latifolius
Dianthus plumarius
Dianthus supurbus
Diapheromera femorata

Literary usage of Dianthus barbatus

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Landscape Gardening: Notes and Suggestions on Lawns and Lawn Planting by Samuel Parsons (1891)
"For instance, there were those rich old damask roses. They are seldom if ever seen now; and yet what SWEET-WILLIAM. (Dianthus barbatus. ..."

2. The British Flower Garden: Containing Coloured Figures and Descriptions of Robert Sweet by Robert Sweet (1838)
"It has been noticed by Botanical writers as early as the Dianthus barbatus, but being much less showy than that species, it has not been prized as an ..."

3. The Law of Heredity: A Study of the Cause of Variation, and the Origin of by William Keith Brooks (1883)
"452, 507) that when the seeds of Dianthus barbatus were fertilized by the ... from the seeds of the hybrid fertilized "with the pollen of Dianthus barbatus. ..."

4. Curtis's Botanical Magazine, Or, Flower-garden Displayed by John Sims (1822)
"DIANTHUS barbatus. Patt. Ind. Taur. HabĂ­. Taur.p. 119. This plant appears to us to have a nearer affinity with DIANTHUS barbatus, than with D. Armeria, ..."

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