mullein pink


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mullein pink

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n.
a plant, Lychnis coronaria, of the pink family, having leaves covered with whitish down and reddish purple flowers.
Also called dusty miller, mullein pink.
[1520–30]
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Noun1.mullein pink - an old cottage garden plant of southeastern Europe widely cultivated for its attractive white woolly foliage and showy crimson flowersmullein pink - an old cottage garden plant of southeastern Europe widely cultivated for its attractive white woolly foliage and showy crimson flowers
lychnis, catchfly - mostly perennial herbs with sticky stems that catch insects; widespread in north temperate zone
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That day, over 800 people had visited Evelyn Connor's garden, and they had been impressed by her lush naturalistic landscape, which includes Mullein pinks and a mass of three-foot-high native purple coneflowers.