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Dianthus ‘Mountain Mist’

 

Cheddar Pinks

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassCaryophyllidaeCacti, many other succulents, carnivorous plants, and leadworts
OrderCaryophyllalesIncludes cacti, carnations, amaranths, ice plants, and many carnivorous plants
FamilyCaryophyllaceaePink or carnation family
GenusDianthusFrom the Greek dios, “divine,” and anthos, “flower”: the divine flower or flower of Zeus
Cultivar‘Mountain Mist’

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Dianthus ‘Mountain Mist’ description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 13 Jun 2010.

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Dianthus ‘Mountain (Cheddar Pinks)

8/1/2009 · Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Boothbay, ME
≈ 3½ × 2½' (1.1 × 0.7 m)