China pink

noun

Definition of China pink

: a biennial or short-lived perennial pink (Dianthus chinensis) often grown as an annual and having little or no basal branching, stiff stems, and usually whitish or rosy lilac flowers often with a purplish eye

called also rainbow pink

— see japanese pink

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“China pink.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/China%20pink. Accessed 17 Jan. 2022.

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