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Cherry blossoms are in bloom for a short period.
Try mixing a balloon bouquet with some colorful blossoms.
Most distinctive is the ubiquitous carpeting of mosses, varying in colours from the pure white and cream of the reindeer moss to the deep green and brown of the peat moss, all conspicuously spangled in the brief summer with bright flowers of the higher orders, heavy blossoms on stunted stalks.
Lawson squash blossoms are some very.
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I asked, and the next minute I recognized the odour of the mimosa blossoms.
Its delicate blossoms shrank from the slightest earthly touch; it seemed as if a tree of paradise had been transplanted to earth.
She is a sterile flower, you know--like some strawberry blossoms.
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You can either attach them close to the flower blossoms or tie them at the end of the ribbons in staggering lengths.Advertisement
No matter the supplier, their will be regional taste differences since the fruit will have been raised in different soils under a wide variety of conditions, with blossoms fertilized by a variety of bees.
When left to flower, the blossoms shoot up from the middle stalk and form small white buds.
Thread streams of lights through house plants or place a strand inside a large crystal bowl along with snow tipped pine, ivy or holly, add cranberries and silk magnolia blossoms for a touch of Southern charm.
Be sure you repeat those blossoms somewhere in your flower arrangement for added emphasis and beauty.
A round wedding flower bouquet is very popular, but you can also go with a smaller posy type flower arrangement or a huge cascading bunch of blossoms.Advertisement
There are plenty of fine chinas available with delicate blossoms and pastel shading that can compliment one of the most important desserts you'll ever serve.
Add a couple of blossoms to your hair, and either skip the shoes or wear bright sandals to match your dress.
Cranes, bamboo, ducks, flower blossoms, and birds often make up some of the designs on the uchikake.
However, you can still bring in Asian accents to add a bit more flair and style to the tent, like by encasing the tent stakes in bamboo and tying with gold ribbons or creating a bridal arch underneath a ceremony tent in cherry blossoms.
Cover the supporting columns in cherry or dogwood branches with blossoms.Advertisement
Above her, bees buzzed around the aromatic apple blossoms.
Not only are the plants bigger than they grow in the Alps, but the blossoms are more abundant.
Honeysuckle blossoms sent a sweet invitation and a bee buzzed by them in answer.
Hot summer days will find the heath grasshopper and bees on the heather blossoms, and solitary wasps mining tunnels in sandy banks.
Cherry blossoms scented the air in long endless ribbons of sweet perfume, like the incense inside mortal temples.Advertisement
Just perfectly ripe lawson squash blossoms are some very.
A relative of the giant sunflower it grows up to 2.5m high with occasional yellow blossoms.
Its branches are budding and the apple blossoms slowly unfold.
Italy to outer view put forth blossoms of hectic and hysterical piety, though at the core her clergy and her aristocracy were more corrupt than ever.
For cold and late situations, Thomas Andrew Knight recommended the encouragement of spurs on the young wood, as such spurs, when close to the wall, generate the best organized and most vigorous blossoms, and generally ensure a crop of fruit.Advertisement
Missing the perfume-laden air of the Occident, a visitor is prone to infer paucity of blossoms. But if some familiar European flowers are absent, they are replaced by others strange to Western eyesa wealth of lespedeza and Indigo-fera; a vast variety of lilies; graceful grasses like the eulalia and the ominameshi (Patriaa scabiosaefolia); the richly-hued Pyrus japonica; azaleas, diervillas and deutzias; the kikyo (Platycodon grandifiorum), the giboshi (Funkia ovala), and many another.
In spite of the fact that in a few of its later representatives Gnosticism assumed a more refined and spiritual aspect, and even produced blossoms of a true and beautiful piety, it is fundamentally and essentially an unstable religious syncretism, a religion in which the determining forces were a fantastic oriental imagination and a sacramentalism which degenerated into the wildest superstitions, a weak dualism fluctuating unsteadily between asceticism and libertinism.
But all is not plain sailing when a romance blossoms between Jimmy and his co star Annabel Sweep, the beautiful Prisoner Support officer.
Certainly, applying a sweetly scented eye mask filled with lavender blossoms is pleasant and safe unless you eschew traditional medicine for a serious condition in favor of aromatherapy.
On the other hand, pink images such as wedding rings, an embossed ribbon, cherry blossoms, or classic hearts can look nice for an indoor ceremony or any style of nuptials in the springtime.Advertisement
A wide shallow bowl works well with floating blossoms.
Simply fill the bowl approximately three inches deep with water and place the blossoms so they float freely.
Spring and summer may be the most abundant seasons for flowers, but there are a number of blossoms that shine in autumn, and they're certainly worthy of being featured on wedding cakes.
To showcase autumn colors as well as autumn blossoms, choose flowers in deep shades such as burgundy, goldenrod, maroon, dark orange, and eggplant purple.
If you like the look of flowers on a cake but want something a bit different, try edible flowers or stylized fondant blossoms.Advertisement
Rose Charmont- This classy, brown floral print against a cream colored background features large blossoms and leaves with cheerful yellow accents.
Its Maidenhair Fern-like leaves are borne on slender twining stems with abundant white blossoms, about 1/2 inch long.
Samolus - S. littoralis is a pretty trailing plant, with long slender stems, small evergreen foliage, and numerous pink blossoms in summer.
In the single-flowered kind the blossoms have a dark purple centre, but in the double (S. procumbens fl.-pl.), which is by far the showier, they are a bright yellow.
A fine form is S. o. p. maxima, with lovely light rose blossoms as large as a shilling; while S. o. alba has white flowers, in pleasing contrast to other varieties.Advertisement
S. Walkeri is a curious cruciferous half-hardy annual from Chili, about 1 foot high, with slender stems, and numerous white almond-scented elegantly fringed blossoms.
Shamrock Pea (Parochetus) - P. communis is a beautiful little creeping perennial with Clover-like leaves, 2 to 3 inches high, bearing in spring Pea-shaped blossoms of a beautiful blue.
Calceolaria Hyssopifolia - One of the best of the dwarf kinds, bearing loose clusters of lemon-yellow blossoms from early summer till autumn, the foliage resembling that of Hyssop.
Calceolaria Pavonii - A noble kind, from 2 to 4 feet high, with large light green, much-wrinkled foliage, bearing large, pale yellow, slipper-shaped blossoms.
It grows in England from 20 to 30 feet high, has a rounded head, with sharply-toothed leaves, in May bearing many white blossoms, in form like the Snowdrop, hence its popular name.Advertisement
The blossoms are large for the size of the plant, being from 1 to 2 1/2 inches across, and vary from deep rose to white.
Spraguea - S. umbellata, a singular and pretty plant allied to Claytonia, 6 to 9 inches high, has fleshy foliage, and spikes of showy pinkish blossoms.
There are about half a dozen distinct varieties, the best being linearis, or, as it is usually called, riparia, about 1 1/2 feet high, bearing an abundance of yellow blossoms.
Tasmanian Laurel (Anopterus Glandulosa) - A vigorous evergreen shrub with dark, shining green leaves, bearing long, erect, terminal racemes of white cup-shaped flowers, resembling the blossoms of Clethra arborea, but larger.
D. penduliflorum is a really pretty shrub, and hardy if the stems are annually cut down, with graceful shoots, bearing along their upper portions numerous rich violet-purple blossoms in September.
Tricyrtis - T. hirta is an interesting Japanese perennial, about 3 feet high, with slender erect stems terminated by a few curiously-shaped pinkish blossoms, spotted with purplish-black.
Turkeys Beard (Xerophyllum) - X. asphodeloides is a beautiful tuberous-rooted plant with the aspect of an Asphodel, forming a spreading tuft of grassy leaves, its tall flowerstem terminated by a raceme of numerous white blossoms.
C. Lyoni grows from 2 to 3 feet high, forms a dense mass of stems, with deep green foliage, from July to September bearing dense clusters of showy pink blossoms.
Europe, of dwarf tufted growth, with large heads of lemon-yellow blossoms.
Venidium - V. calendulaceum is a beautiful half-hardy plant of dwarf spreading growth, with in summer showy yellow Marigold-like blossoms, 2 inches across and good for cutting.
V. encelioides is a half-hardy annual, 1 to 2 feet high, with broad clusters of golden-yellow blossoms.
The plant is 6 or 8 inches high, and bears a profusion of rose-colored blossoms with a dark centre.
The other kind is A. ranunculoides, a few inches high, in summer bearing many rosy blossoms.
S. aloides is an interesting native water-plant with a compact vasiform tuft of leaves, from the centre of which arises in summer a spike of unattractive blossoms.
Takesima is recognised by a purplish tint on the exterior of the blossoms and on the stem.
Whitlavia - W. grandiflora is a beautiful herb about a foot high, allied to the Nemophila, with an abundance of showy bell-shaped blossoms of a rich deep blue.
It forms a dwarf, spreading, cushion-like tuft, which is spring is covered with bright yellow blossoms.
Xeranthemum - X. annuum is a hardy annual, one of the prettiest of everlasting flowers, growing about 2 feet high, with abundant white, purple, and yellow double, single, and semi-double blossoms.
Its large blossoms are a pale yellow, and its large round leaves arise boldly out of the water 3 to 4 feet.
It blossoms in spring, the inflorescence having a bottle-brush appearance owing to the length of the white stamens, which, petals being absent, form the only conspicuous part of the flowers.
I suspect that I have a Yellow Jasmine as my plants' flowers are not double blooms but single (approx.) 1" blossoms that send the most delicious fragrance out on the wind.
Native to the warm, temperate climates of China, Japan and the Pacific islands, gardenias remain popular despite their finicky nature, thanks to their gorgeous blossoms and sweet scent.
Cold snaps can ruin gardenia blossoms, but Frost-Proof Gardenia is said to maintain its blossoms even if springtime temperatures plunge.
Deadheading or snipping spent blossoms off the pinks neatens their appearance and encourages new flowers to form.
Delightful fragrances, sparkling colors, and personality-infused blossoms greet you this spring as you shop for spring flowers.
If you prune your gardenia too soon, you'll end up cutting off the pretty blossoms.
Lacecap varieties are also classified as Bigleaf hydrangea, and produce smaller flower clusters in which a ring of blossoms encircles a flattened center.
Tall, blowsy perennials mingle with shorter flowers with equal ease, and while some like to plant hues of similar colors, many cottage gardeners just fill their gardens with a profusion of blossoms in whatever colors strike their fancy.
But unlike ranunculus, hellebores bloom in the winter garden, often surprising gardeners with blossoms in January or February.
Witch hazel trees or large shrubs are the harbingers of spring in many northern gardens, with their pretty yellow blossoms that promise sunny days to come.
Clean up fallen leaves, spent blossoms, and overripe fruit from orchard trees.
Some citrus trees (for example, the orange tree) have perfect blossoms, with male and female characteristics.
Blossoms attract pollinators and ripe fruit will attract pests as well.
If you pinch off the blossoms the first year, it will make your second year's harvest much better.
Hydrangeas provide showy blossoms for weeks in the spring, then gradually lose their blossoms.
Hydrangea blossoms can be cut and enjoyed indoors in bouquets or even dried to keep as year round arrangements.
That's where the blossoms originally formed to produce the tomato.
The blossoms range from white to crimson and the shrub will often bloom from October to March.
Take a pair of sharp gardening shears and snip off the spent flower blossoms.
You can also simply pinch off the blossoms with your fingertips if you like.
These plants help control the ground beetle population which can quickly decimate young cucumbers and prevent the blossoms from forming fruit.
Helleborus or hellebores, are a flowering perennial that is prized for its evergreen foliage in addition to its blossoms.
Patterns include tropical birds, coconut trees, palm leaves, canoes, blossoms and so much more, all in comfortable big and tall sizes.
It's a lovely pale and pure pink Rosè that has a lilting and refreshing bouquet of strawberries, citrus, and floral blossoms.
Even through the salty air, I could whiff the wine's bright citrus, melon, wild meadow aromas, and some honeysuckle blossoms.
There is a refreshing mouthwash of pineapples, nectarines and stylish blossoms.
This wine has an interesting aroma that has been described as a combination of honey, peach blossoms and ripe melons.
Display a painting of a pair of mandarin ducks or peach blossoms for a happy marriage.
The peony is one of the most commonly used symbols of love as are peach blossoms.
Many consider these photographs sexy, and one can only imagine that as this young actress blossoms into adulthood, that will likely be a sentiment seconded around the world with fans and movie goers alike.
Remove blossoms as soon as they fade to help the other blooms on the plant survive longer.
Usually each amaryllis bulb produces one flower cluster at the end of a two-foot flower stalk, but individual blossoms can be as much as eight inches in diameter.
There can be two to four blossoms in each flower cluster.
There were several available, including a pale pink version adorned with a beige bow and vibrant cherry blossoms, a dark brown version bearing the same design and a white version of the same style.
There are fruit-scented candles such as apricot, blueberry, farmhouse apple, and black raspberry as well as florals like fresh cut roses and lilac blossoms.
Blossoms can be used for skirts and even hair.
Not only do their colors signify special emotions, the very state of the bloom as well as how many blossoms you choose to incorporate into your body art can actually be woven into a story that has personal meaning for you.
One tattoo idea is to get a branch with closed blossoms connected all together.
Thorns, banners, daggers, and more go well with traditional rose blossoms when you want one with an edge.
She can either sit perched on the flower itself, or be nestled amongst a field of blossoms.
It is a cotton lawn in white covered with green, blue and yellow blossoms.
The crocuses were in full bloom and the daffodils along the fence were swollen, ready to give birth to their bright yellow blossoms.
Profits in the at some points of zucchini blossoms google gulp the.
Cherry blossoms are beautiful, subtle flowers that are great for placing on tiered cakes or cakes with multiple layers.
A. damascena has white blossoms in dense racemes, and A. brevicaulis has yellow flowers in loose recemes.
A. celastrina has rather smaller leaves, and yellow blossoms.
A. integrifolia has drooping spikes of fragrant yellow blossoms, which form a dense bush a few feet in height.
Among other kinds are A. dentata, a quick grower; and A. serrata, with prettily serrated leaves, and umbels of yellow blossoms.
Graceful perennials allied to Solomons Seal, bearing yellow blossoms.
Blue Throatwort (Trachelium) - T. coeruleum is a much-branched perennial, 1 to 2 feet high, bearing in summer broad clusters of small blossoms, blue in the type and white and lilac in the varieties.
Progress.-A free-growing plant, with tall scapes of rosy purple, bell-shaped blossoms, which are 1 1/4 inch across; extra fine.
A. Liliastrum (St Brunos Lily) is a graceful alpine meadow plant in deep, free, sandy soil, in early summer throwing up spikes of snowy-white Lily-like blossoms.
C. racemosa (Black Snakeroot), 3 to 8 feet high, with feathery racemes of white blossoms 1 to 3 feet long, which, being slender, droop gracefully; but the plants generally are not of much garden value.
The flowers appear in panicles at the ends of the shoots, and in this case every growth is bearing its feathery head of blossoms, so that they arch out in a singularly graceful manner.
Cape Hyacinth (Galtonia) - A noble bulb from the Cape, G. candicans having spires of waxy, white, bell-like blossoms, 1 1/2 inches long, on stems 4 to 6 feet high, in late summer and autumn.
It is a rapid grower, with a profusion of pink blossoms in summer.
It bears many flowers, the blossoms 3 1/2 inches across, of a deep pink, with a greenish-white star in the centre.
The blossoms, at their best in September, are carried as erect spikes of about 4 inches, each spike holding about a score of small ivory-white flowers with reflexing petals and protruding stamens.
It has leaf-stalks over one foot long, and blossoms three to five inches across, which are borne on branching stems, each stem bearing from two to seven flowers, which have a stronger tendency to assume a rosy hue than the ordinary kind.
Other white kinds are H. olympicus, a tall slender species with cup-shaped blossoms that appear in early spring and vary from pure white to greenish-white.
H. guttatus is like it, but has the inside of the blossoms spotted with purple.
The blossoms, borne on forked stems rising considerably above the foliage, are dark purple.
It is a native of Hungary, and is common in gardens, but is often confused with H. abchasicus, a taller and more slender plant, the flower-stems of which are longer, and the blossoms nodding and smaller.
The color of the blossoms are a deep ruby-crimson, making them very attractive.
The spikes are dense, the blossoms white, inclined to yellow, and endure a long time.
C. caroliniana is a spreading dwarf species bearing in spring loose racemes of pretty rose flowers, and C. virginica (Spring Beauty) is a slender erect plant, with pink blossoms.
Conandron - C. ramondioides is a small Japanese plant allied to Ramondia, having thick wrinkled leaves, in flat tufts, from which arise erect flower-stems some 6 inches high, bearing numerous lilac-purple and white blossoms.
In early summer, with its bright yellow blossoms, resting on deep glaucous blue foliage, it is very effective.
One of the best known is C. capense, 2 to 3 feet high, flowering late in summer, the large funnel-shaped pink blossoms in umbels of ten or fifteen blooms on a stout stem.
It is a dwarf plant, about 12 inches high, with vermilion tube-shaped blossoms.
In March and April comes the prolific harvest of golden open-air blossoms.
L. garganicum, from 1 to 1 1/2 feet high, has in summer whorls of purplish blossoms.
The blossoms are funnel-shaped, 1 inch to 1 1/4 inches long, dividing at the mouth into five rounded divisions and measuring there 1 inch across; they are pale pink, stained with yellow in the throat, and fragrant.
Trees are valued for their beautiful spring blossoms.
It flowers early in March, bearing large pale purple blossoms, which are very beautiful.
On the upper half are densely arranged, in a cylindrical manner, numerous greenish-white blossoms, with purplish center, crowned by a tuft of narrow green leaves.
Manglesi, has fine rose-colored blossoms with yellow centres, and of this there is a double variety.
Scorpion Iris (Iris Alata) - A beautiful bulbous kind with fine large blossoms, the ground color delicate lilac-blue, with showy blotches of bright yellow, copiously spotted with a darker hue.
E. Roylei, a Himalayan plant, is another good alpine, of very dwarf, tufted growth, having large blossoms of a bluish-purple with yellow eye.
It bears an abundance of large, purple, yellow-eyed blossoms in summer, and, like E. speciosus, will grow in any soil.
Tender herbs, varying in height from 6 inches to 24 inches, with pale-blue, lavender, or white blossoms.
Pretty annuals of elegant growth, which bear in summer many showy and curiously-shaped blossoms.
The hardy kinds are S. pinnatus, 1 1/2 to 3 feet high, its rosy-purple and yellow blossoms copiously spotted.
Corydalis Cava - One of the dwarfest race, flowering early in the year, with purplish blossoms.
The blossoms are yellow each about an inch long.
Golden Bell (Forsythia) - Beautiful spring-flowering shrubs, especially F. suspensa, whose long, slender, wand-like shoots are studded for a considerable distance with bright golden blossoms.
Owing to the time the blossoms expand, when in the open ground, very little forcing is necessary to have them in bloom quite early.
Golden Drop (Onosma) - O. taurica is an evergreen perennial, 6 to 12 inches high, soon forming dense tufts, and bearing in summer drooping clusters of clear yellow almond-scented blossoms.
Gypsophila - Plants of the Stitchwort family, the larger kinds usually very elegant, and bearing myriads of tiny white blossoms on slender spreading panicles.
C. aurea is a perennial, 6 to 12 inches high, with small orange blossoms, but seldom more than one to each slender stem.
Honesty (Lunaria) - When well grown this old-fashioned plant, L. biennis, is beautiful, not only on account of its fragrant purple blossoms, but from the silvery flat seedpods that succeed them.
Humea - A very graceful halfhardy biennial, 3 to 8 feet high, H. elegans having large leaves with a strong odour, and forming, when in flower, an elegant feathery pyramid of reddish-brown blossoms.
Meconopsis Nepalensis - s flower-stems 3 to 5 feet high, which are not much branched, the nodding blossoms, borne freely, are 2 to 3 1/2 inches across, and of a pale yellow.
A curious aquatic plant that bears large yellow blossoms a few inches above the surface of the water.
It blossoms later in summer, and continues longer in flower than D. nudicaule, owing in part to its slower development.
D. chinense is distinct from other Larkspurs, and is neat and rather dwarf in growth, having finely cut feathery foliage, and freely producing spikes of large blossoms, usually of a rich blue-purple, but sometimes white.
D. nudicaule has scarlet blossoms, a dwarf, compact, branching growth, a hardy constitution, and a free blooming habit, 1 to 3 feet high.
A pretty hardy annual, L. glabrata being from 9 inches to 1 1/2 feet high, with many rich orange-yellow blossoms.
L. ixioides, a New Zealand plant, is also a handsome evergreen species, with narrow grassy foliage and small white blossoms.
It blossoms several weeks in succession during August and September.
L. clethroides, a Japanese species, is a graceful plant, 2 to 3 feet high, with long nodding dense spikes of white blossoms, and the leaves in autumn of brilliant hues.
The chief are L. ligustrina, frondosa, and rubiginosa, which have evergreen foliage and small white blossoms.
Russia. It has in early summer a profusion of small white blossoms, and is suited for the rock garden or the margins of borders.
The only true Milla is said to be M. biflora, a beautiful plant with large snow-white blossoms deliciously scented.
N. selaginoides grows about 9 inches high, forming dense compact tufts of slender stems, in late autumn covered with small white, orange-centered blossoms fragrant at night.
Orchis Foliosa - A handsome Orchid, one of the finest of the hardy kinds, 2 feet or more in height, with long spikes of rosy-purple blossoms in May, lasting long in bloom.
It flowers in autumn, and the blossoms are fragrant.
Ourisia - O. coccinea is a bright dwarf Chilian creeper, bearing in early summer scarlet blossoms in slender clusters, 6 to 9 inches high.
Its blossoms are gorgeous in early spring, and its young leaves assume every shade of color, from violet-crimson to green.
She commiserated with the brown-tinged blossoms left behind by other customers who didn't want to be so close to death.
The hills were a profusion of snowy dogwood and pink plumb and cherry blossoms.
They were in full bloom, their bright yellow blossoms contrasting starkly against the soft green of new grass.
Thysanoptera are found on the leaves and in the blossoms of plants.
Some species have rather elegant blossoms, known to the settlers as " wattle."
This terminates in a long spike thickly studded with white blossoms. The grass-tree gives as distinct a character to an Australian picture as the agave and cactus do to the Mexican landscape.
The whole world is represented by the figure of a tree, of which the seeds and roots are the first indeterminate matter, the leaves the accidents, the twigs and branches corruptible creatures, the blossoms the rational soul, and the fruit pure spirits or angels.
Smaethmannia trees are thickly set at this season with large blossoms of waxen white.
The Nitidulidae are a large family with 1600 species, among which members of the genus Meligethes are often found in numbers feeding on blossoms, while others live under the bark of trees and prey on the grubs of boring beetles.
Many Thomisidae lurk amongst the stamens and petals of flowers, which they closely match in colour, waiting to seize the insects which visit the blossoms for nectar.
The blossoms of the peach are formed the autumn previous to their expansion, and this fact, together with the peculiarities of their form and position, requires to be borne in mind by the gardener in his pruning and training operations.
All the latter, therefore, which are between the old wood a and the blossoms c in fig.
The most common are the Natal lily with pink and white ribbed bells, the fire-lily, with flame-coloured blossoms, ixias, gladiolas, the Ifafa lily, with fuchsia-like clusters, and the arum lily.
They require the same culture as the more familiar garden varieties; but, as some of them are apt to suffer from excess of moisture, it is advisable to plant them in prepared soil in a raised pit, where they are brought nearer to the eye, and where they can be sheltered when necessary by glazed sashes, which, however, should not be closed except when the plants are at rest, or during inclement weather in order to protect the blossoms, especially in the case of winter flowering species.
This is illustrated in the "harbinger of spring," a name given to a small plant belonging to the Umbelliferae, which has a tuberous root, and small white flowers; it is found in the central states of North America, and blossoms in March.
Its pure white or rose-red blossoms, heralding the first approach of genial weather, are regarded with special favor and are accounted the symbol of unassuming hardihood.
The plumage of gorgeously-hued birds, the blossoms of flowers (especially the hydrangea), the folds of thick brocade, microscopic diapers and arabesques, are built up with tiny fragments of iridescent shell, in combination with silver-foil, goldlacquer and colored bone, the whole producing a rich and sparkling effect.
If planted in borders and shrubberies, however, they will continue to bear fairly good blossoms in the open air for several seasons.
Temporary copings of wood, which may be fixed by means of permanent iron brackets just below the stone coping, are extremely useful in spring for the protection of the blossoms of fruit trees.
Thus amongst flowers the white blossoms of the lilac, so much prized during winter, are produced by forcing purple-flowered plants in darkness.
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.
The staple diet of the Paraguayans is still, as when the Spaniards first came, maize and mandioca (the chief ingredient in the excellent chipa or, Paraguayan bread), varied, it may be, with the seeds of the Victoria regia, whose magnificent blossoms are the great feature of several of the lakes and rivers.
As an ornamental feature in landscapes, it is worthy of notice; and the pleasing shelter it affords and the beauty of its blossoms have frequently been alluded to by poets.
Robinia Pseud-acacia, or false acacia, is cultivated in the milder parts of Britain, and forms a large tree, with beautiful pea-like blossoms. The tree is sometimes called the locust tree.
After the early rains the bush bursts into gorgeous purple and yellow blossoms and vivid greens, affording striking evidence of the fertility of the soil.
The poppy blossoms about the middle of February, and the petals when about to fall are collected for the purpose of making " leaves " for the spherical coverings of the balls of opium.
More than one-third of the district lies under jungle, which yields gum, medicinal fruit and nuts, edible fruits, lac, honey and the blossoms of the mahuci tree (Bassia latifolia), which are eaten by the poorer classes, and used for the manufacture of a kind of spirit.
Extensive miniature woods of heaths are found in almost endless variety and covered throughout the greater part of the year with innumerable blossoms in which red is very prevalent.
The orange groves contain over 50,000 trees, and in April the air for miles round is laden with the scent of the orange blossoms. In the public gardens is a group of magnificent olive trees.
Launched upon an unknown world, and guided by unerring instinct to the very flowers it seeks, the bee fertilizes fruit and flowers while winging its happy flight among the blossoms, gathering pollen for the nurslings of its own home and honey for the use of man.
Tiny blossoms struggled out of incredibly hostile locations, seemingly growing from the rocks themselves before celebrating their success in a brilliance of color.
It is decked with racemes of small fragrant white blossoms in spring which attract butterflies and bees.
In some parts of England the flowers were often used to take the place of orange blossoms in the country brides bouquet.
Out with the boys squash blossoms it quite clear anti-Semitic things congresswoman.
It has been stated that when present in blossoms they feed on nectar, but it is more probable that there--as on the green parts - they suck sap. In any case, their presence in apple blossoms has been known to prevent the formation of fruit through injury to the essential organs of the flower, and some species do considerable damage to ears of corn.
I hope too, that Bishop Brooks' whole life will be as rich in happiness as the month of May is full of blossoms and singing birds.
If you consider that the action may be on the mucous membranes themselves and not necessarily on the invading bacteria, you'll understand why you should wait to take goldenseal until your running nose blossoms.
It forms an erect pyramid, the upper half of which is covered with pretty pale blue blossoms, drooping gracefully from slender branchlets.
Its large evergreen leaves are handsome, and in warm districts it flowers, the blossoms white, but it does not fruit in the open air in England.
It is a profuse flowering kind, often bearing as many as six blossoms on a single spike.
European P. illyricum, 1 to 2 feet high, which bears in summer umbels of large white fragrant blossoms.
Its blossoms, pure white and each about three-quarters of an inch wide, are followed by round, yellowish edible berries about half an inch in diameter.
P. californicus is a pretty Californian hardy annual Poppywort, forming a dense tuft, studded thickly in summer with sulphur-yellow blossoms.
But no Acacia that I have ever seen has such splendid blossoms.
It is excellent for the rock garden, bearing a continuous crop of showy blossoms from early summer till late in autumn.
It flowers towards the end of April and the beginning of May, and produces its blossoms in clusters at the ends of the shoots.
C. grandiflora is a handsome annual with showy blossoms.
The flowers come in July as spreading clusters of pure white with a yellow centre, thirty or more blossoms being often crowded into one mass, with nine or a dozen open at once.
As the color of the blossoms is so variable, the plant is known as S. variabilis, and its varieties have Latin names according to their tints.
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.
My fingers lingered almost unconsciously on the familiar leaves and blossoms which had just come forth to greet the sweet southern spring.
She reaches out and touches the leaves, and the world of growing things is hers, as truly as it is ours, to enjoy while she holds the leaves in her fingers and smells the blossoms, and to remember when the walk is done.
They are of dwarf growth, and have grassy foliage; but though their blossoms are showy, they are not perfectly hardy, and they require to be grown either in frames or in very warm sheltered borders, in light soil.
The Dogwood trees were in full bloom, their aromatic blossoms creating white blotches on the hills.
Summer sees the lotus (renge) convert wide expanses of lake and river into sheets of white and red blossoms; a comparatively flowerless interval ensues until, in October and November, the chrysanthemum arrives to furnish an excuse for fashionable gatherings.
Thus, having pierced a spray of flowers in a thin sheet of shibuichi, the artist fits a slender rim of gold, silver or shakudo to the petals, leaves and stalks, so that an effect is produced of transparent blossoms outlined in gold, silver or purple.
Dwarf subshrubby plants well suited for rockwork, and called Sun-Roses from their blossoms resembling small wild roses and their thriving best in sunny spots.
The minute insects included in it, which haunt blossoms and leaves, are fairly well known to gardeners by the name Thrips, a generic term used by Linnaeus for the four species of the group which he had examined and relegated to the order Hemiptera.
It blossoms early in summer, producing numerous clusters of whitish flowers.