dianthus make a most attractive display in pots, and a number of seedlings should be potted on for flowering in this manner.
A similar malformation in dianthus barbatus is not uncommon.
The dianthus and its several splendid varieties do better as annuals than biennials.
dianthus, dī-an′thus, n. the genus of herbaceous flowers to which carnations and pinks belong.
With this class belongs the Sweet-William (dianthus barbatus), which should be sown and treated in a like manner.
So in Saponaria, in dianthus, and other Caryophylleæ, three and four verticils of stamens have been met with.
dianthus barbatus (Sweet William), red, pink, white; one to two feet; June.
It has lately been introduced into gardens under the name of dianthus "mousseux," but is not likely to find favour with gardeners.
Now, let me see—Aquilegia, dianthus barbatus, Dicentra spectabilis—gracious!
One wild species, the Mountain Pink (dianthus cœsius), it has never been my fortune to gather in its native home.