In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1gladiolo masculinegladiola feminine Mexico
- The tulip is followed in popularity by the daffodil and other narcissi, the gladiolus, the lily and the crocus.
- Among these, the best known are the stunning Asiatic and Oriental lilies, dramatic gladioli, and the many incarnations of dahlia.
- Together with gladioli, lilies and begonias, the dahlias are one of the most important and popular summer-flowering bulbs.
- Is it too early to plant gladiolus and caladiums?
- He officially opened a new polytunnel in the school's garden and helped children to plant gladioli bulbs, tomatoes, runner beans and broad beans.
- This group contains varieties in which the plants are not as big as the large-flowering gladioli, therefore the flowers are also a little smaller.
- Other sachets contained bits of reproductive material, called propagules, of calla lilies or gladioli.
- Babiana looks a little bit like a gladiolus, but is much smaller with Freesia-like flowers in clusters.
- In the perennial gardens, the use of colorful and fragrant plants, including gladiolus, iris, tuberose and alstroemeria, is abundant.
- A member of the iris family, gladiolus have great diversity of flower color and shape.
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