clove pink


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clove pink

n.

clove pink

n
(Plants) another name for carnation1

clove′ pink`


n.
carnation (def.1)
[1865–70]
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Noun1.clove pink - Eurasian plant with pink to purple-red spice-scented usually double flowersclove pink - Eurasian plant with pink to purple-red spice-scented usually double flowers; widely cultivated in many varieties and many colors
garden pink, pink - any of various flowers of plants of the genus Dianthus cultivated for their fragrant flowers
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The six, bi-coloured and picoteed varieties are descended from the strongly-perfumed clove pinks of the Middle Ages but are ideal for today's garden.
Pinks are cottage garden stalwarts and this strain has been bred from the strongly perfumed clove pinks of medieval times.