The flowers are large, yellow, scented and a little drooping, with a corolla deeply cleft into six lobes and a bell-shaped corona which is crisped at the margin; they appear in March or April.
Cneorum (Europe) is a hardy evergreen trailing shrub, with bright pink sweet-scented flowers.
He sighed and rolled onto his side, clutching a Rissa-scented pillow in his arms.
Amongst hardy species of Nymphaea now much grown are candida, nitida, odorata, pygmaea and tuberosa, all with white, more or less sweet-scented flowers; flava, yellow, and sphaerocarpa, rose-carmine.
It was a royal colour in early Greek times, though afterwards, perhaps from its abundant use in the baths and as a scented salve, it was especially appropriated by the hetairae.
The wood of the cedar of Lebanon is fragrant, though not so strongly scented as that of the juniper or red-cedar of America.
There are remains of ancient forests consisting of wild olive trees and the camel thorn, near which grows the ngotuane, a plant with a profusion of fine, strongly scented yellow flowers.
Schizopetalon Walkeri: hardy, i ft., white, sweet-scented at night; curiously fringed petals.
Hesperis tristis (Night-scented Rocket): hardy, 3 ft., dull purplish; fragrant at night.
Liliifolia, ft., pale blue, sweet-scented - all blooming during summer.
Liliastrum, St Bruno's Lily, I ft., bears pretty white sweet-scented flowers in May; A.
Incarnate, 2 to 4 ft., produces deep rose sweet-scented flowers towards the end of summer.
C. majalis, the lily of the valley, a well-known sweet-scented favourite spring flower, growing freely in rich garden soil; its spikes, 6 to 9 in.
P. alpinum, 6 in., white with yellow centre; P. nudicaule, i ft., yellow, scented, and P. pilosum, i to 2 ft., deep orange, are ornamental smaller kinds.
High, of greyish flowers scented like heliotrope; it should have a corner to itself.
No sooner is the object of alarm scented or seen than each one seeks safety in the most inaccessible situations, which are often reached by a series of astounding leaps over crevasses, up the faces of seemingly perpendicular rocks, or down the sides of equally precipitous chasms. The chamois will not hesitate, it is said, thus to leap down 20 or even 30 ft., and this it effects with apparent ease by throwing itself forward diagonally and striking its feet several times in its descent against the face of the rock.
High, with pinnatifid leaves and large sweet scented white flowers often 6 in.
4 Of his grandson Athelstan it is related by William of Malmesbury that after the victory of Brunanburgh he imposed upon the vanquished king of Wales a yearly tribute, which included a certain number of "hawks and sharp-scented dogs fit for hunting wild beasts."
At the ends of the branches are tufts of flat, sword-like, sweet-scented leaves 3 or 4 ft.
Gustavus, whose lively imagination was easily excited by religious ardour, enormously magnified clerical influence in Poland and frequently scented dangers where only difficulties existed.
At a lower level there are wide tracts of moorland, covered in many cases with sweet-scented cistus and other wild flowers.
The lime trees, species of Tilia, are familiar timber trees with sweet-scented, honeyed flowers, which are borne on a common peduncle proceeding from the middle of a long bract.
Carved articles in coco-nuts and scented woods are its principal industrial product.
(h) They were anointed all over with chrism or scented oil, the priest reciting an appropriate formula.
The remnants of Robespierres faction became alarmed at this Thermidor reaction, in which they scented royalism.
Benjamin Hoadly, the newly-appointed bishop of Bangor, scented the opportunity and wrote a speedy and able reply, Preservative against the Principles and Practices of Non-Jurors, in which his own Erastian position was recommended and sincerity proposed as the only test of truth.
The flowers of Lonicera, which have a long tube, open in the evening, when they are sweet-scented and are visited by hawk-moths.
Pallida plena) is a form with very sweet-scented, double, pale lavender flowers; var.
Suavis, a native of Asia Minor, the Russian violet, with pale-blue sweet-scented flowers.
There is a close relation between the pollination of many yuccas and the life of a moth (Pronuba yuccasella); the flowers are open and scented at night when the female moth becomes active, first collecting a load of pollen and then depositing her eggs, generally in a different flower from that which has supplied the pollen.
A form with sweet-scented double flowers is known as Queen Ann's jonquil; N.
The flowers have an attractive floral envelope, are scented and often contain honey or a large amount of pollen by these means the insect is enticed to visit it.
If the day and the night are such that you greet them with joy, and life emits a fragrance like flowers and sweet-scented herbs, is more elastic, more starry, more immortal--that is your success.
He shaved and scented himself with the care and elegance which had become habitual to him and, his handsome head held high, entered his father's room with the good-humored and victorious air natural to him.
Katie pushed the door to her designated guest room and stripped out of the grease- stained, French fry scented clothing.