maiden pink

maiden pink

noun
a turf-forming plant, Dianthus deltoides , found from western Europe to eastern Asia, having red or pink flowers.

Origin:
1770–80

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maiden pink

noun
low-growing loosely mat-forming Eurasian pink with a single pale pink flower with a crimson center 
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