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Dianthus chinensis x barbatus

This plant has poison characteristics. See below.
Common Name(s):
Hybrid pinks
Cultivar(s):
Snow Fire, Carpet series, Charm series
Categories:
Annuals, Poisonous Plants
Comment:

1 ft. spread

Description:
Perennial herbs; leaves narrow and often gray-waxy; flowers 5-parted, often fragrant, pink-lilac, pink-purple or white.
Season:
Spring; summer
Light:
Sun to partial shade
Color:
White, pink, salmon, purple, red, lavender
Height:
12-20 in.
Poison Part:
Leaves.
Poison Delivery Mode:
Dermatitis, ingestion.
Symptoms:
No reports of ingestion. Skin irritation reported from contact with clove pinks.
Toxic Principle:
Triterpenoid saponins.
Severity:
CAUSES ONLY LOW TOXICITY IF EATEN. SKIN IRRITATION MINOR, OR LASTING ONLY FOR A FEW MINUTES.
Found in:
Houseplant or interiorscape; florist plants; landscape in flower garden as herbaceous perennial.

NCCES plant id: 63