Having corollas of five petals with long claws inclosed in a tubular calyx since the red
- of or pertaining to plants of this household Caryophyllaceae
- Having corollas of five petals with lengthy claws inclosed in a tubular, calyx, whilst the pink
- from the family of which the red as well as the carnation will be the types.
Brilliant erect-growing caryophyllaceous plants, thriving best in beds of peat earth or of deep sandy loam.