My favorite flower- close up portrait of Red & White Dianthus in #CARNATION family. RESEARCH #DdO:) MOST POPULAR RE-PINS - http://www.pinterest.com/DianaDeeOsborne/flowers-beyond-expected - FLOWERS BEYOND EXPECTED. Enlarge to see lovely lace details of floral petals. Genus Dianthus has 300 species of flowering plants! Many colors & shapes, incl old fashioned PINKS like Grandmother's garden, great smell. Native to Europe & Asia, a few species as far as north Africa. Pinned via Lucille Otto.