- Dianthus chinensis
Dianthus chinensis China Pink in cultivation Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae (unranked): Angiosperms (unranked): Eudicots (unranked): Core eudicots Order: Caryophyllales Family: Caryophyllaceae Genus: Dianthus Species: D. chinensis Binomial name Dianthus chinensis
It is a herbaceous perennial plant growing to 30–50 cm tall. The leaves are green to greyish green, slender, 3–5 cm long and 2–4 mm broad. The flowers are white, pink, or red, 3–4 cm diameter, produced singly or in small clusters from spring to mid summer.
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