A fortnight later his consort Caroline arrived, and soon showed a vigour and restlessness of spirit which frequently clashed with the dictates of her brother, the emperor and the showy, unsteady policy of her consort.
Dendrobiinae, with six genera in the warmer parts of the Old World; the chief is Dendrobium, with 300 species, often with showy flowers.
Another, Daniel Neal, in 1720, found Boston conversation " as polite as in most of the cities and towns in England, many of their merchants having the advantage of a free conversation with travellers; so that a gentleman from London would almost think himself at home at Boston, when he observes the number of people, their houses, their furniture, their tables, their dress and conversation, which perhaps is as splendid and showy as that of the most considerable tradesmen in London."
The most characteristic members of the order are twining plants with generally smooth heart-shaped leaves and large showy white or purple flowers, as, for instance, the greater bindweed of English hedges, Calystegia sepium, and many species of the genus Ipomaea, the largest of the order, including the "convolvulus major" of gardens, and morning glory.
The large showy flowers are visited by insects for the honey which is secreted by a ring-like disk below the ovary; large Convolvulus sepium, slightly reduced.
The amanitas include some of the most showy representatives of the Agaricineae or mushroom order of fungi.
They are freegrowing shrubs with showy bell-shaped flowers, and are favourite greenhouse plants.
Perforatum, small shrubby plants with slender stems, sessile opposite leaves which are often dotted with pellucid glands, and showy yellow flowers.
Upon the exposed mountain slopes a species of rhubarb (Rheum Ribes) is noticeable.
The flowers, produced near the apex of the plant, are generally large and showy, yellow and rose being the prevailing colours.
The margins of these leaf-like branches are more or less crenately notched, the notches representing buds, as do the spine-clusters in the spiny genera; and from these crenatures the large showy flowers are produced.
As garden plants the Phyllocacti are amongst the most ornamental of the whole family, being of easy culture, free blooming and remarkably showy, the colour of the flowers ranging from rich crimson, through rosepink to creamy white.
- This name is now restricted to two or three dwarf branching Brazilian epiphytal plants of extreme beauty, which agree with Phyllocactus in having the branches dilated into the form of fleshy leaves, but differ in having them divided into short truncate leaf-like portions, which are articulated, that is to say, provided with a joint by which they separate spontaneously; the margins are crenate or dentate, and the flowers, which are large and showy, magenta or crimson, appear at the apex of the terminal joints.
The prairies of the more humid regions are covered with valuable grasses, and with masses of showy native flowers, which bloom from spring to autumn.
On the promenade of the court there circulated in a long file ceaselessly during fashionable hours five or six hundred carriages, the servants in showy liveries.
His work, like most of the work done by Englishmen in India in time of peace, was not of a showy kind - its value is shown by the fact that he was asked to prolong his services beyond the regular term of five years, and returned to England only in 1869.
Bartonia aurea: hardy, 2 ft., golden yellow; showy and free.
Lathyrus odoratus (Sweet Pea): hardy; there are two races, dwarf and tall, the latter - far and away the most beautiful - requires support; various colours; numerous immensely popular forms. Lavatera trimestris: hardy, 3 ft., pale-rose, showy malvaceous flowers.
Silene pendula: hardy, i ft., bright rose pink; very showy in masses; var.
Waitzia aurea: half-hardy, 12 ft., golden yellow; a showy everlasting.
Eupatorium and filipendula, 3 to 4 ft., have showy yellow corymbose flowers; A.
Handsome border plants, the tall stems crowned by racemes of showy hooded flowers.
Showy rockwork or front row border plants of easy culture in any light soil; the plants should be frequently renewed from cuttings.
Handsome liliaceous plants, with fleshy roots, erect stems, and showy flowers, thriving in any good garden soil.
Turbinellus, 2 to 3 ft., mauve-coloured, are showy border plants; and A.
Perennis flore-pleno, the Double Daisy, consists of dwarf showy plants 3 to 4 in.
- Showy dwarf plants for sunny rockwork, in light sandy soil.
- Showy marsh plants, adapted for the margins of lakes, streamlets or artificial bogs.
Bold-habited composites of showy character; common soil.
Showy free-flowering plants, for rockwork, banks, or stony soil.
Showy autumn-blooming bulbs (corms), with crocuslike flowers, all rosy-purple or white.
The Larkspur family, tall showy plants, with spikes of blue flowers in July.
Nudicaule, 2 ft., orange-scarlet, very showy, is best treated as a biennial, its brilliant flowers being produced freely in the second year from the seed.
Purpurea, or foxglove, 3 to 5 ft., with its dense racemes of purple flowers, spotted inside, is very showy, but is surpassed by the garden varieties that have been raised.
Showy composites of free growth in ordinary soil.
Japonicum, all produce showy blue flowers during the summer months.
Stout growing showy composites for late summer and autumn flowering, requiring rich deep soil, and not to be often disturbed.
They flower in early spring, and all have a fine appearance when in bloom, on account of their large showy umbels of yellow flowers.
Showy composite plants, thriving in good garden soil.
Showy border flowers, mostly growing to a height of i 2 or 2 ft., having deeply cut leaves, and abundant saucershaped blossoms of considerable size.
Showy composites of free growth in lightish soil.
Multiflorus, 4 ft., and its double-flowered varieties, bear showy golden yellow flower-heads in profusion, and are well adapted for shrubbery borders; H.
Many other showy species.
Niger or Christmas Rose, the finest variety of which is called maximus, has white showy saucer-shaped flowers; H.
Aurantiaca major are the most showy, all with yellow or orange flowers.
Showy malvaceous plants.
Showy erect-growing plants with papilionaceous.
All large-flowered and showy, but require a little protection in winter.
Free-blooming, showy scrophulariaceous plants, thriving best in moist situations.
Sylvestris, 12 to 18 in., bright yellow, are showy kinds.