The "Century-plant" is a name given to the Agave, or American aloe, from the supposition that it flowered once only in every hundred years.
A woman's pale blue flowered sweater was draped over the passenger seat.
There was flowered wallpaper and she was hanging there in the moonlight, twisting in the draft from an open window.
Romas and Evelyn were already several dozen feet down the flowered path.
Eximia, I ft., are also pretty rosy-flowered species.
She was in her early thirties, overweight, dimpled, and dressed in a flowered shirt and slacks.
A broad stream or canal crosses the city from south to north, and forms the principal highway for boat traffic. The main trade of the place is in raw silk, but some silk fabrics, such as flowered crape (chousha), are also manufactured.
Jonquilla, with yellow flowers, a native of south Europe and Algeria, of which there are single and double flowered varieties, is also grown in pots for early flowering, but does well outside in a warm border.
The best variety for culture in Britain is that with red female flowers; the light-flowered kinds are said to produce inferior wood, and the Siberian larch does not grow in Scotland nearly as fast as the Alpine tree.
With the stocks, when a whiteflowered and hairless form is crossed with a cream-flowered and hairless one, all the offspring are purple and hairy.
Thus amongst flowers the white blossoms of the lilac, so much prized during winter, are produced by forcing purple-flowered plants in darkness.
An erect flowered form is called gloxinioides.
The yellow-flowered D.
Austriacum, I to 12 ft., both yellow-flowered, bloom in spring and early summer.
Ibericum, platypetalum, armenum and Endressi are desirable purpleand rose-flowered sorts; G.
Sanguineum, a tufted grower, has the flowers a deep rose colour; and the double-flowered white and blue forms of G.
The single and double flowered forms of G.
Multiflorus, 4 ft., and its double-flowered varieties, bear showy golden yellow flower-heads in profusion, and are well adapted for shrubbery borders; H.
Genistifolia, 3 ft., both yellow-flowered, are good border plants; L.
All large-flowered and showy, but require a little protection in winter.
P. vulgaris, 6 in., affords numerous handsome singleand double-flowered varieties, with various-coloured flowers for the spring flower-beds and borders.
Odorata, the Sweet Violet, in its many single and double flowered varieties, are all desirable.
Sylvestris; Phloxes, like P. subulata, with its varieties setacea, Nelsoni, nivalis; the single-flowered varieties of the Primrose, Primula vulgaris; the Polyanthuses; Pyrethrum Parthenium aureum, called Golden Feather; Sempervivum calcareum; the pinkflowered Silene pendula; self-coloured varieties of the Pansy, V.
Amongst them are the Ageratums, the old tall-growing sorts of which have been superseded by dwarfer blue and white flowered varieties; Alternantheras, the principal of which are A.
Amoena, amoena spectabilis, magnifica, paronychioides major aurea and amabilis; Alyssum maritimum variegatum; some of the dwarf varieties of Antirrhinum majus; Arundo Donax variegata; Begonias; Calceolarias; Cannas; Centaurea ragusina; Clematises, of which the hybrids of the Jackmanni type are best; Dahlia variabilis, and the single-flowered forms of D.
Continue the forcing of roses, hyacinths, &c. Houses containing large-flowered Japanese chrysanthemums will require to be kept dry, airy and moderately warm to prevent " damping-off " of petals.
Burhanpur is celebrated for its muslins, flowered silks, and brocades, which, according to Tavernier, who visited it in 1668, were exported in great quantities to Persia, Egypt, Turkey, Russia and Poland.
Alba, is not so effective, but the double-flowered, var.
Ackermanni, with large, handsome, crimson flowers - itself a hybrid - is the parent of many of the large-flowered forms; H.
The spikelets are usually many-flowered and variously arranged in racemes or panicles.
The scarlet-flowered horsechestnut, Ae.
During the lapse of years many of these stones were picked from their setting, and the silver ceiling of flowered patterns was pillaged by the Mahrattas; but the inlaid work was restored as far as possible by Lord Curzon.
The poppy grown in India is usually the white-flowered variety, but in the Himalayas a red-flowered poppy with dark seeds is cultivated.
- One-flowered FIG.
- Two-flowered spikelet spikelet of Agrostis.
In many-flowered spikelets the rachilla is often jointed and breaks into as many pieces as there are fruits, each piece bearing a glume and pale.
One-flowered spikelets may fall as a whole (as in the tribes Paniceae and Andrepogoneae), or the axis is jointed above the barren glumes so that only the flowering glume and pale fall with the fruit.
Spikelets one-flowered, rarely two-flowered as in Zea, falling from the pedicel entire or with certain joints of the rachis at maturity.
Spikelets oneto indefinite-flowered; in the one-flowered the rachilla frequently produced beyond the flower; rachilla generally jointed above the empty glumes, which remain after the fruiting glumes have fallen.
When more than one-flowered, distinct internodes are developed between the flowers.
Of the detestable Tiptoft he writes that there flowered in.
Colvillia racemosa, with yellow flowers; Astrapaea Wallichii, striking attention from its abundant flowers; and species of Cryptostegia, a purple-flowered creeper, and Strongylodon, another creeper with cream-coloured blossoms. Among attractive plants are species of Hibiscus, Euphorbia, Buddleia, Ixora, Kitchingia, Clematis, &c. On the east coast two orchids, species of Angraecum, with large white waxy flowers, one with an extraordinarily long spur or nectary, attract the attention of every traveller during June and July by their abundance and beauty.
There are now many excellent varieties, both single and double-flowered, in cultivation.
Advance has been along two lines, markedly in relation to insect-pollination, one of which has culminated in the hypogynous epipetalous bicarpellate forms with dorsiventral often large and loosely arranged flowers such as occur in Scrophulariaceae, and the other in the epigynous bicarpellate small-flowered families of which the Compositae represent the most elaborate type.