Maiden pink is distinguished from Deptford pink by the larger flowers with broader petals, notched at the tips, and the dark ring near the center.
- Family: pink (Caryophyllaceae)
- Habitat: fields, roadsides and waste places
- Height: 6-16 inches
- Flower size: 1/2 to 3/4 inch across
- Flower color: bright pink
- Flowering time: May to July
- Origin: Europe, Asia