In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Provide bright flowers such as columbine, Japanese quince, scarlet sage, snapdragons, coral bells, trumpet honeysuckle, bee balm, phlox and others that are tube-shaped to attract hummingbirds.
- The upper bed is mostly for perennials, including red-and-white columbines, purple blue campanulas, and tall blue delphiniums fronted by yellow and orange Iceland poppies.
- Other wildflowers are common Solomon's seal, false Solomon's seal, two kinds of golden bellworts, hepatica, wild columbine, monkshood, bloodroot, toothwort, and wild ginger.
- My favorite imitator, the Hinckley columbine, is like a butter-yellow, otherworldly bird.
- As we climb, the maze of trees, ferns, and blueberry bushes gives way to subalpine meadows painted with purple lupine, pale blue gentians, crimson columbine, and yellow arnica.
- Handsome at all seasons, in early spring bishop's hat is embellished by sprays of tiny flowers that resemble miniature columbine.
- All columbine flowers have backward-projecting spurs that contain rich nectar.
- Next, to create a casual country look, she interspersed three large fieldstones in the bed, then planted flowering perennials such as astilbe, columbine, delphinium, and hellebore among them.
- The same goes for roses, columbine, dahlias, veronicas, salvias and many perennials - and it's true for most annuals as well.
- Other gardeners prefer to interplant them with spring flowers such as columbines, daisies, dianthus, Iceland poppies, lupines, and peonies.
- Seeds of most hardy perennials, including bleeding hearts, columbines, phlox, and primulas, require a period of chilling to germinate.
- The mound, from base to crown, was cloaked in flowers; in monkshood, columbine, goldenrod, blazingstar and others.
- In the surrounding beds, hollyhocks soar and golden columbines provide bright splashes.
- Deep-throated blooms such as columbines and salvias best serve butterflies with longer tongues.
- Most columbine flowers have backward-projecting spurs that contain rich nectar that can only be reached by hummingbirds.
- However, in a high-elevation species of columbine, enhanced UV-B radiation appeared to destroy alkaloids.
- Among the wildflowers are a red columbine, aster, figwort, wild sarsaparilla, fleabane, and avens.
- Seeds of most hardy perennials - including bleeding heart, butterfly weed, columbine, delphinium, liatris, and penstemon - require a period of chilling to germinate.
- ‘Wish you could see my yellow columbines,’ the daughter says.
- The mild days and chilly nights extend bloom of summer perennials like columbines and Shasta daisies.
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