How to use Narcissus in a sentence
Narcissus, which includes all daffodils are among the most popular of all garden plants.
The freedman Narcissus, warned by the fate of another freedman Polybius, who had been put to death by Messallina, informed Claudius of what had taken place, and persuaded him to consent to the removal of his wife.
Narcissus special activity in winter is to see the first scented narcissi being picked in the fields.
Narcissus romieuxii ' Gem ' is also still going strong.
Narcissus cyclamineus Despite the best efforts of the snow and frost Narcissus cyclamineus Despite the best efforts of the snow and frost Narcissus cyclamineus is still looking attractive.Advertisement
Narcissus bulbs that I chitted in Log 26.
Narcissus flowers We are also in the second flush of the Narcissus flowers We are also in the second flush of the Narcissus flowers with many more Narcissus romieuxii types coming into flower now.
Narcissus seedling You can clearly see that it has come up from a depth of 5cm plus.
Narcissus triandrus This is Narcissus triandrus This is Narcissus triandrus, the seed parent of ' Craigton Coquette ' .
Gordon Hanks gave a talk on the control of basal rot at an HDC Narcissus Seminar in Spalding.Advertisement
The famous seer Tiresias predicted that Narcissus would have a long life, so long as he ' did not know himself ' .
Under the empire the freedmen rose steadily in influence; they became admissible to the rank of equites and to the senate; they obtained provincial governments, and were appointed to offices in the imperial household which virtually placed them at the head of administrative departments (see Pallas and Narcissus).
Agrippina determined to hasten the death of Claudius, and the absence, through illness, of the emperor's trusted freedman Narcissus, favoured her schemes.
According to Pausanias, Narcissus, to console himself for the death of a favourite twin-sister, his exact counterpart, sat gazing into the spring to recall her features by his own.Advertisement
In Narcissus the appendages are united to form a crown, consisting of a membrane similar to that which unites the stamens in Pancratium.
Narcissus take the smaller narcissi straight into a warmer room if you want them to flower for Christmas.
The famous seer Tiresias predicted that Narcissus would have a long life, so long as he ' did not know himself '.
Practically, we have only six species of Narcissus worth cultivating-N.
Poets or Pheasants-eye Narcissus (Hybrid Narcissi Poeticus) - One of the oldest and most popular of garden flowers, and erroneously supposed to be the Narcissus of the Greek poets.Advertisement
The June-flowering double form of N. patellaris, or Gardenia Narcissus, is very fine.
Gardeners should also consider where they wish to plant spring flowering bulbs such as tulips, crocus, narcissus and daffodils, for each of these bulbs must be planted in the fall.
Narcissus varieties include jonquils, daffodils, and paper whites.
Many varieties of this form of narcissus, such as Grand Monarque, Paper white, Soleil d'or, are grown.
He was poisoned, and then strangled by a wrestler named Narcissus, on the 31st of December 192.Advertisement
Thus, the Lent lily is Narcissus Pseudonarcissus; the African lily is Agapanthus umbellatus; the Belladonna lily is Amaryllis Belladonna (q.v.); the Jacobaea lily is Sprekelia formosissima; the Mariposa lily is Calochortus; the lily of the Incas is Alstroemeria pelegrina; St Bernard's lily is Anthericum Liliago; St Bruno's lily is Anthericum (or Paradisia) Liliastrum; the water lily is Nymphaea alba; the Arum lily is Richardia africana; and there are many others.
The agave and prickly pear, the myrtle, the olive and the dwarf palm grow luxuriantly; and the fields are covered with narcissus, iris and other flowers of every hue.
It was probably the origin of the story of Narcissus, and there is scarcely a race which is free from the haunting dread.
Besides these there are the various spring-flowering bulbs, such as the varieties of Hyacinthus, Tulipa, Narcissus, Fritillaria, Muscari or Grape Hyacinth, Crocus, Scilla, Chionodoxa and Galanthus or Snowdrop.
The principal market products are cauliflower, cabbage, onions, asparagus, gherkins, cucumbers, beans, peas, &c. The principal flowers are hyacinths, tulips, crocuses, narcissus and other bulbous plants, the total export of which is estimated at over 200,000.
The arrangement of the parts in the flower resembles that in the nearly allied order Amaryllidaceae (Narcissus, Snowdrop, &c.), but differs in the absence of the inner whorl of stamens.
His manuscripts were bought by Robert Harley (afterwards earl of Oxford), his books by Narcissus Marsh, archbishop of Armagh.
From its associations Wieseler takes Narcissus himself to be a spirit of the underworld, of death and rest.
As a chthonian divinity she is accompanied by a snake; the myrtle, asphodel and narcissus (which Persephone was gathering when carried off by Hades) also are sacred to her.