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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Use rose petals, lavender, lemon verbena, lemon balm, bergamot leaves, rosemary, dried orange and lemon peel stuck with cloves, clove pink, carnations, etc.
Through midsummer, infuse homemade syrups with the leaves of lemon verbena or mint, lavender buds, honeysuckle blossoms, or clove pink petals to flavor homemade lemonade or drizzle over fresh fruit or a sponge cake.
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.