Definition of Cheddar pink
1. Noun. Mat-forming perennial of central Europe with large fragrant pink or red flowers.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Cheddar Pink
Literary usage of Cheddar pink
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Garden: An Illustrated Weekly Journal of Gardening in All Its Branches by Esther Baldwin York (1906)
"Of the cheddar pink it is needless to say much. It is one of our best dwarf border plante, but one might, perhaps, express a desire to see it used in Lhe ..."
2. The Wild Garden: Or the Naturalization and Natural Grouping of Hardy Exotic by William Robinson, Alfred Parsons (1903)
"A mossy old wall, or ruin, gives a home for many rock-plants which no specially-prepared situation cheddar pink, SAXIFRAGE, ..."
3. A Garden in the Suburbs by Leslie Williams (1901)
"I have a great affection for the cheddar pink, but I cannot yet get it to grow here; we have no limestone, but it might put up with chalk. ..."
4. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"... cheddar pink, occurs only on the limestone neta at Cheddar. Two others, D. plumarius and D. ..."
5. The English Flower Garden and Home Grounds: Design and Arrangement Shown by by William Robinson (1907)
"D. cassius (cheddar pink}.—One of the neatest and prettiest of the dwarf Pinks, the fragrant and rosy flowers appearing in spring, on stems 6 in. high, ..."