Dianthus caryophyllus-Sweet William-Carnation

Dianthus caryophyllus, on its more popular name, carnation or Sweet William is a simple, old, garden flower.
These pretty frilled flower decorate the gardens from May to late summer in a great variety of colors.
Here is a lovely smoky pink dianthus flower. Though, it is not visible in the photo, the foliage of this variety of Sweet William has a beautiful silver-green color.
Dianthus caryophyllus-pink
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Tarun Mitra said...

Amazing details :)

Maaike said...

nice dewdrops!
very pretty

A Bit of the Blarney said...

How truly beautiful is this capture. It's alive and with the morning dew. Thank you! Cathy

Anonymous said...

Wonderful details - thanks for sharing!

Anonymous said...

that is just gorgeous! We have no flowers to speak of here.

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