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Dianthus gratianopolitanus ‘Feuerhexe’

 

Firewitch 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
Speciesgratianopolitanus
Cultivar‘Feuerhexe’

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Dianthus gratianopolitanus ‘Feuerhexe’ description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 28 May 2010.

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Dianthus gratianopolitanus (Firewitch Cheddar Pinks)

8/1/2009 · Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Boothbay, ME
≈ 8 × 6" (20 × 14 cm)

Dianthus gratianopolitanus (Firewitch Cheddar Pinks)

8/1/2009 · Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Boothbay, ME
≈ 3½ × 2½' (1.2 × 0.8 m)

Range: Zones 5-8:

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