Flower Database

Dianthus

Basic information
Flower Name
Dianthus
Formal Name
Dianthus hybrids
Alias
Dianthus
Habitat
Garden variety, Eurasia
Morph
Cold-resistant Evergreen perennial
Comment
Dianthus or Nadeshiko (scientific name: Dianthus hybrids) is a cold-resistant evergreen perennials of the family Caryophyllaceae. It is a flower planted in the garden in Japan. Flower color is various, such as white, red, pink, covered ring. Cut flowers and garden planting are used, and flowers are also edible. Repeated breeding and refinement, Shikizaki nadeshiko and many other varieties are produced.There are various flower language.Red one is said to be "brave." This comes from the flamboyant gaudiness and boldness.
Generic name: Dianthus , Scientific name: Dianthus hybrids, place of origin : Eurasia, plant height: 10~20 cm (beautiful pink dwarf species), 40~80 cm (high species of beautiful pink), plant height: 10~40 cm (Dianthus chinensis), inflorescence: 岐散 inflorescence, Flower size: 3 4 cm, flower color: peach, red, white etc, flowering period: anniversary.
Detailed information
Order
Caryophyllales
Family
Caryophyllaceae
Genus
Dianthus
Species
D. hybrids
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Cyme
Petal shape
5petals
Leaf type
Linear
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
Garden Pot flower
Color
Red, Pink, White
Season
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Height
10  ~ 40  [cm]
Diameter
3  ~ 4