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  1. maiden pink, Dianthus deltoidesnoun

    low-growing loosely mat-forming Eurasian pink with a single pale pink flower with a crimson center


  1. dianthus deltoides

    Dianthus deltoides, commonly known as maiden pink, is a species of flowering plant in the family Caryophyllaceae. It is a perennial plant native to most of Europe and western Asia. The plant produces small, fragrant, pink flowers and has narrow, dark green leaves. It is often used as a ground cover in gardens due to its spreading habit and tolerance for a variety of soil conditions. The plant typically blooms in late spring to early summer and is known for its long flowering period. It is also appreciated for its hardiness and resistance to most pests and diseases.


  1. Dianthus deltoides

    Dianthus deltoides is a species of Dianthus native to most of Europe and western Asia. It can also be found in many parts of North America, where it is an introduced species. It is a herbaceous perennial plant growing to 45 centimeters tall. It has very narrow green or glaucous leaves forming a loosely tufted plant. The flowers are 15–20 millimeters across and usually pink, but they may be white and are often spotted white. It has an epicalyx of bracteoles. The calyx tube itself is not scarious at the joints between the lobes. It is a plant of often calcareous grassland but may also be found on rocky ground and occasionally on old mine spoil.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of dianthus deltoides in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of dianthus deltoides in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9


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