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A '''carnation''' is the domestic form of ''dianthus caryophyllus''. It is a [[perennial]] [[herb]] that can grow up to eighty centimeters in height. The flowers have been grown in Europe from at least [[Classical]] times.
 
A '''carnation''' is the domestic form of ''dianthus caryophyllus''. It is a [[perennial]] [[herb]] that can grow up to eighty centimeters in height. The flowers have been grown in Europe from at least [[Classical]] times.
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In heraldry, the pink carnation is called a “gilliflower”.
   
 
[[Category:Herbs]]
 
[[Category:Herbs]]

Revision as of 00:25, 5 October 2011

A carnation is the domestic form of dianthus caryophyllus. It is a perennial herb that can grow up to eighty centimeters in height. The flowers have been grown in Europe from at least Classical times.

In heraldry, the pink carnation is called a “gilliflower”.