Racemes sentence example
The " flame tree " is a most conspicuous feature of an Illawarra landscape, the largest racemes of crimson red suggesting the name.
The flowers are arranged in racemes without bracts; during the life of the flower its stalk continues to grow so that the open flowers of an inflorescence stand on a level (that is, are corymbose).
They are handsome plants, the tall stem being crowned by racemes of showy flowers.
Handsome border plants, the tall stems crowned by racemes of showy hooded flowers.
Hookeri (Chrysobactron), 2 ft., with long racemes of bright golden yellow flowers, requires cool peaty soil.Advertisement
Fraxinella is a very characteristic and attractive plant, 2 to 3 ft., with bold pinnate leaves, and tall racemes of irregular-shaped purple or white flowers.
Stately erect-growing plants, with long racemes of pouch-shaped drooping flowers.
The flowers are solitary in the leaf-axils as in pimpernel, money-wort, &c., or umbelled as in primrose, where the umbel is sessile, and cowslip, where it is stalked, or in racemes or spikes as in species of Lysimachia.
The flowers are in fascicles, appearing before the leaves as in the Norway maple, or in racemes or panicles appearing with, or later than, the leaves as in sycamore.
The flowers are borne in long pendulous racemes, and the two wings of the fruit are ascending.Advertisement
The spikelets are usually many-flowered and variously arranged in racemes or panicles.
Thus we may have a group of racemes, arranged in a racemose manner on a common axis, forming a raceme of racemes or compound raceme, as in Astilbe.
In the privet (Ligustrum vulgare) there are numerous racemes of dichasia arranged in a racemose manner along an axis; the whole inflorescence thus has an appearance not unlike a bunch of grapes, and has been called a thyrsus.
It is decked with racemes of small fragrant white blossoms in spring which attract butterflies and bees.
In some species they are solitary, others in racemes or umbels, and some species have leafy bracts above the flowers.Advertisement
The highly fragrant flowers, arranged in large terminal racemes, are borne in spring.
The creamy white flower racemes have been used to make delicious fritters.
The five-petalled, small white flowers grow in erect, oblong racemes.
The flowers are in dense racemes of up to 20 flowers opposed by leaves, at several points along the stem.
Spring sees the appearance of greenish yellow, upright racemes of flowers followed by decorative red winged fruits.Advertisement
Its flowers are a delectable clear blue and appear in short racemes on slender stalks of up to six feet tall.
The flowers are in loose racemes of usually 6-16 flowers, sometimes more, opposed by leaves, at several points along the stem.
The cup-shaped, flowers are greenish yellow and hang in pendant racemes.
Flowers are buttery yellow and arranged in dense six inch racemes that appear in early summer.
The tall Ae. grandiflorum forms a spreading bush about a foot high, from which springs racemes of pink and lilac flowers.Advertisement
In A. arguta the flowers are red, coming as drooping racemes during August, and the finely-cut leaves are deeply serrated.
A. liburnica (A. cretica) and A. tenuior have yellow flowers in loose racemes.
A. damascena has white blossoms in dense racemes, and A. brevicaulis has yellow flowers in loose recemes.
Orobus Lathyroides - A lovely border plant, 18 to 24 inches high; its bright blue flowers borne in dense racemes; increased freely by seeds, and thrives in ordinary soil.
Flowers are with splashes of pink and are born terminally on several-flowered racemes, cymes, or corymbose inflorescences.Advertisement
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.
About 9 inches high, with sparingly branched, succulent stems and glaucous leaves, covered with stiff hairs and short terminal racemes of flowers about half an inch in diameter, resembling in form that of Borage.
It has hard prickles, leaves a foot long and very graceful, and handsome yellow flowers in racemes.
Cape Figwort (Phygelius) - P. capensis, a Cape plant of some beauty, 3 or 4 feet high, and bearing racemes of brilliant scarlet flowers, which open in May and June and continue far into autumn.
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.Advertisement
The Bohemian Comfrey (S. bohemicum) is a handsome perennial, about 1 foot high, with, in early summer, erect twin racemes of brilliant reddish-purple flowers.
The leaves come in opposite pairs arranged regularly along either side of the stem, while the tiny flowers, of a pretty pink or coral-red, appear early in June as racemes of 1 1/2 to 3 inches upon the stem of the previous year.
The flowers come in slender racemes of 6 to 12 inches, and towards autumn the tiny green petals swell into juicy fruits, of a rich purple color in September and October, when this is one of the most striking of wall or border plants.
The brown and yellow flowers appear in long racemes from the tips of the shoots, differing in this from other kinds, in which they burst from the leaf-axils.
India. They are thin and dwarf, have ribbed leaves resembling the Hazel, and bear flowers in drooping racemes.Advertisement
Veitchiana; the racemes are rather longer.
Ten to fifteen primrose-colored flowers are borne together in dense racemes.
Europe. C. simplicifolia is an interesting, desirable, and free-growing subject for the rock garden; flowers rich yellow in June and July, on arching and drooping Laburnum-like racemes.
The flower-stems are 4 to 8 feet high, the dense racemes taking up quite 2 feet of the upper portion, with flowers as large as a florin.
P. virginiana, 1 to 4 feet high, has flesh-colored or purple flowers crowded in terminal racemes.Advertisement
Fraxinella is a favourite old plant, about 2 feet high, forming dense tufts, flowers pale purple, and with darker lines (there is a white form) borne in racemes in June and July.
In the end, no doubt, the Laburnums will get the worst of it, but meanwhile the two flower together, and the pale blue-purple racemes of the Wistaria and the golden ones of the Laburnum make a fine contrast.
Judging by published figures, it appears to be a dwarf variety of W. chinensis, with racemes of the same blue-purple flowers, only shorter, as the specific name suggests.
It is a climber, but not a strong grower, the flowers pale blue-purple, arranged densely in racemes 3 to 8 inches long in June.
There are two varieties in cultivation, one, magnifica, has racemes over 1 foot in length; the second is a white form.Advertisement
The variety alba has flowers wholly white, and there are two forms of the plant in cultivation, one with shorter racemes.
Gargano Hairbell (Campanula Garganica) - A compact plant of prostrate habit, the starry erect flowers in branching racemes, pale blue, shading off to white towards the centre in summer, thriving in a rock garden or a border.
Campanula Pusilla - Smaller than C. caespitosa, rarely exceeding 4 inches in height, the shining green leaves heart-shaped and toothed, the flowers pale blue, in racemes, in June and July.
Instead of the dozen, it should be grown by the hundred, and no prettier sight can well be imagined than a large sheet of this graceful Hyacinth, with its loose racemes of vivid amethyst flowers.
The flowers form long, drooping, branched racemes, and are fragrant.
American, the species ilicifolia being quite a choice evergreen, Holly-like shrub, but smoother and thinner, it bearing weeping racemes nearly a foot long.
It has leathery leaves, and its erect stems bear long, handsome, and slightly-drooping racemes of pure white flowers, rather like a Lily-of-the-Valley, half an inch across, ten or twenty of which are borne on a stem.
Europe and Siberia (in some varieties spreading, and in others about 18 inches high), with racemes of purplish-crimson flowers in June.
M. adpressa is larger and has heart-shaped leaves, and long racemes of whitish flowers.
Hardly before winter is past its abundant drooping racemes of white flowers appear, and they usually do so before the leaves.
The old Love-lies-bleeding (A. caudatus), with its dark-red pendent racemes, is a fine plant when well grown, but A. speciosus and some other varieties are finer.
The flowers, produced in branched racemes, are small and pure white.
Wanneri rarely exceeds 6 inches in height, with deep mauve flowers borne freely on branching racemes.
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.
These are D. canadense, marilandicum, and Dilleni, all from 2 to 4 feet high, with slender stems, terminated by dense racemes of small purplish flowers.
It is a slender shrub, graceful when in flower, 6 feet or more in height, bearing drooping racemes of small Pea-shaped flowers of a carminepurple color.
Macrobotrys - Flowers a paler shade of blue-purple, and the racemes longer, the flowers being farther apart.
Our native E. vulgare is good in certain positions; its long racemes of blue flowers are handsomer than those of the Italian Anchusa.
E. alpinus is a pretty alpine plant, with racemes of violet-purple flowers, abundant on dwarf tufts of leaves in early summer.
Wand Plant (Galax) - C. aphylla is one of the neatest little plants for the rock garden; its white wand-like flowers are in dense spike-like racemes 9 to 15 inches high.