How to use In-flower in a sentence
I may mention I've got daffodils in flower - the first daffodils seen in Mesopotamia.
Ball found the temperature one inch below the surface to be 83, and he collected over forty species in flower.
The best effects are produced in formal beds by planting the same variety in each, to secure the plants being of the same height and in flower simultaneously.
Increased direct effect of solar radiation compensates for the cold of the nights, and in the few spots where plants have been found in flower up to a height of 12,000 ft., nothing has indicated that the processes of vegetation were arrested by the severe cold which they must sometimes endure.
Forcing is the accelerating, by special treatment, of the growth of certain plants, which are required to be had in leaf, in flower or in fruit before their natural season, - as, for instance, the leaves of mint at Eastertide or the leafstalks of sea-kale and rhubarb at Christmas, the flowers of summer in the depth of winter, or some of the choicest fruits perfected so much before their normal period as to complete, with the retarded crops of winter, the circle of the seasons.Advertisement
The class of tender annuals, being chiefly grown for greenhouse decoration, should be treated much the same as soft-wooded plants, being sown in spring, and grown on rapidly in brisk heat, near the glass, and finally hardened off to stand in the greenhouse when in flower.
Laggeri, rose, grow when in flower 3 to 6 in.
For winter use the tops of the most useful kinds of herbs should be cut when in flower or full leaf and quite dry, and spread out in an airy but shady place so as to part slowly with the moisture they contain and at the same time retain their aromatic properties.
Stratiotes aloides has a rosette of stiff swordlike leaves, which when the plant is in flower project above the Surface; it is also stoloniferous, the young rosettes sinking to the bottom at the beginning of winter and rising again to the surface in the spring.
However, privet in flower is seldom sufficiently abundant for this to occur.Advertisement
Hedge and large bindweed were still in flower as was Self-heal, Red clover and Cat's-ear.
When did you last hear somebody come into the pub and say they'd seen the first celandines in flower?
We've had a lot of white clover in flower on the lawn.
Here we found meadow and bloody cranesbill, creeping jenny and rock stonecrop, as well as hoary plantain in flower.
A classic easy to grow early flowering basket cultivar that seems to be forever in flower.Advertisement
They are very striking in flower with the contrast of textures against the lush foliage.
When in flower the trees look spectacular, and spread a divine fragrance into their surroundings.
There was plenty of yellow gorse in flower looking bright in the dull light.
Yellowhammers & Reed Buntings - Barley Lane A patch of winter heliotrope is in flower along barley lane.
I'm a bit of a gardening novice and I've just bought some Hydrangea and some Aubrieta which are both in flower.Advertisement
The delicate pink - flushed white flowers of chickweed wintergreen will be in flower through to August.
There are glass beads sold for use in flower arranging, or polished semiprecious stones, or just plastic beads.
There are 3 large spires smothered in flower in the garden at the moment.
If you want to try Strawberries make sure that they are well ventilated when in flower.
Yellow Wort was in flower in the afternoon for the images on the right hand side above.Advertisement
Unless you are experienced in flower design, the corsage you choose to make should be relatively simple.
They can be placed in flower beds, on tables, in bowls, or anywhere you see fit to put them.
It also grows well in borders in ordinary soil, and, when in flower in summer, is among the loveliest of plants.
Banksia - Handsome Australian plants, shrubs, and trees, at one time much grown under glass, some of them brilliant in flower.
There are double-flowered forms of all these variations, which last longer in flower than the single kinds, and also many named selections, such as Triumph, Snow King, Elfride, Venus, and Empress of India.Advertisement
C. Mariscus is a vigorous native fen plant, 2 to 6 feet high, in flower crowned with dense, close chestnut-colored panicles, sometimes 3 feet in length, the leaves glaucous, rigid, and often 4 feet long.
Dragons Mouth (Arum Crinitum) - In flower this is very grotesque, from the singular shape of its broad speckled spathe.
Ruyschianum. The most beautiful of all is D. grandiflorum, a rock garden plant, which is the earliest in flower.
If the varieties of G. ramosus are planted at the same time as the dwarfs, the dwarfs are in flower a fortnight before the others.
All are beautiful and some quite splendid when in flower.Advertisement
If the branches become heavy, especially in flower time, support them by stakes.
Clammy Locust (Robinia Viscosa) - Smaller than the ordinary False Acacia, but is elegant in foliage and beautiful in flower.
Kelseys False Acacia (Robinia Kelseyi) - This is a new kind found by Mr Kelsey, of Boston, a very graceful shrub, pretty in flower and having its seed-pods covered with red bristles.
It may be used in flower gardening, but it would be better to select some of the rarer species for edgings and other purposes.
The varieties range in color of foliage from dull purple to bad yellow, and why they are used in flower gardens is a question.Advertisement
It blossoms later in summer, and continues longer in flower than D. nudicaule, owing in part to its slower development.
L. magellanica is also pretty when in flower.
New Zealand Ribbon-wood (Hoheria Populnea) - An evergreen shrub from New Zealand, in flower and habit like a coarse-leaved Deutzia, and not at all like the Mallows, to which it is related.
If, instead, the plants are marked when in flower and allowed to remain until August or September, when the tubers are matured, the risk of transplanting is lessened, provided the plant be taken up with a deep sod.
One of the strongest species, and when in flower is very handsome.Advertisement
It makes a capital wall shrub, being rapid in growth, handsome in foliage, and very beautiful in flower.
Rock Mallow (Malvastrum) - These are in flower like Mallows, but dwarfer, not quite hardy, being natives of the warmer parts of America.
The alpine Skullcap (S. alpina) is a spreading plant with all the vigour of the coarsest weeds of its natural order, but neat in habit and ornamental in flower.
Erodium Reichardi - A miniature species 2 to 3 inches high when in flower.
By this there will be obtained a succession of bloom, from the earliest moment at which the show varieties may be had in flower until the end of the season.Advertisement
Uvaria. It is desirable because it is earlier in flower than most varieties, and also because it is a free grower.
Nymphaea Alba Arethusa - A plant of strong growth and very free, coming near Laydekeri fulgens in its bright crimson color, but larger in flower and more robust.
It is free in flower when well established, and makes many crowns, with bold foliage of paler green, less mottled above, but covered beneath with reddish blotches.
Yellow Root (Zanthoriza Apiifolia) - A curious dwarf shrub, native of the eastern States of America, and so modest in flower that it has never been popular in gardens.
Shredded leaves can be used as mulch in flower beds, or they can be added to the compost pile, where they will decompose and can help nourish the flower or vegetable garden later on.
You can also dig them up, place them in flower pots, and bring them indoors.