Dianthus armeria 

Deptford Pink

Names and Myths

Dianthus God’s flower,

armeria from Europe, America an ancient town in Italy

Natural history / Folklore

No native Dianthus in the United States.11 Easily transplanted or from small poppy-like seeds.6


June - October  Deep Pink small white spots on petals. Roadsides and fields.

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