In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Michelle had painted a flower arrangement that overflowed with yellow lilies and blue irises with a fiery sunset-red background.
- In summer, traditional perennials take over, and peonies, irises and hemerocallis fill the flowery brook.
- The garden includes ferns, hydrangeas, irises, waterlilies, camellias, rhododendrons, Japanese maples and fuchsias.
- You can also achieve this effect by planting moisture lovers, such as cardinal flower and Japanese iris, in a bucket or a washtub or by using heavy polyethylene plastic instead of a pond liner.
- In the perennial gardens, the use of colorful and fragrant plants, including gladiolus, iris, tuberose and alstroemeria, is abundant.
- The newspaperman had a love for a myriad of different flower species and soon divided his interests between roses, irises, lilacs and native California plants.
- Some plants like ornamental grasses or irises may require knives, machetes, or even hatchets to get the job done, but it is worth it.
- Calla lilies, iris, geraniums and hibiscus bloomed here as well as a variety of other plants.
- Lined with turquoise tiles, the pool is surrounded by three small rectangular pools planted with irises and water lilies.
- Do not plant irises in crowded or completely shaded areas.
- We landscaped last spring with Asian Jasmine edging, magnolias, azaleas, irises and spiral junipers next to the pool.
- Spring-flowering bulbs such as tulips, crocuses, hyacinths, daffodils, and irises are universal symbols of spring.
- In and alongside the stream, a different suite of plants can be found including yellow iris, hemlock water-dropwort, lesser spearwort and brooklime.
- Peonies, irises, daylilies, and delphiniums peak as phlox come into bud and astilbes begin to light up shady garden spots.
- Plant reblooming irises in summer so they can root before winter.
- Daffodils, iris, tulips, gladiolus, hyacinth, and daylilies are just some of the many bulb favorites.
- It contains many pine trees, flower gardens, irises and ajisai in summer.
- It spreads by underground fleshy stems called rhizomes; rhizomes are found on many plants, from irises to agapanthus, from ferns to Bermuda grass.
- Plants like peonies, poppies, and irises should also be planted in the fall season.
- I have also seen little leaves forming on my hardy water lilies and water irises rising up above the water reaching for the sun.
- The colored circular membrane in the eye just behind the cornea is called the iris.
- The cornea is the clear part of the outer layer of the eye that covers the iris and the pupil.
- The cornea, the pupillary opening within the iris, the lens, and the aqueous and vitreous humor combine to form the refractive media of the eye.
- When the trabecular meshwork is blocked at the junction of the cornea and iris, the resulting rise in intraocular pressure can reach dangerously high levels and damage the optic nerve.
- The thin sheet of circular muscle of the iris which constricts the pupil of the eye is also known as a sphincter.
- We know that when eyes are shut, oxygen can reach the cornea from the iris solely by way of the stagnant aqueous humor.
- The crystalline lens is a transparent structure situated behind the iris.
- The aqueous humour that fills the anterior chamber (front part of the eye) is produced by the ciliary body, just behind the iris.
- Anterior uveitis, which is diagnosed by slit lamp examination, refers to inflammation of the iris and ciliary body and occurs frequently with herpes zoster ophthalmicus.
- It's considered superior to a circular iris in that the pupil can open wider in darkness.
- The middle layer is a vascular, pigmented layer consisting of the iris, ciliary body, and choroid.
- The liquid hydrogel, based on a dendritic macromer, has optical properties similar to the cornea, the layer that covers the iris and pupil of the eye.
- External examination includes a penlight evaluation of the lids, conjunctiva, sclera, cornea, and iris.
- Uveitis, or inflammation of the iris, ciliary body or choroid, may also cause light sensitivity, pain and loss of vision.
- The fluid made by the ciliary body (a thickening of the blood vessel tunic) inside the eye nourishes the lens and, cornea and the colored iris.
- The walking wounded were often blind, their pupils, irises, and corneas burned out.
- Nourishment for your cornea comes from your tears and the aqueous humor - the clear fluid that fills the space between your iris and cornea.
- The iridocorneal angle usually is a wide angle, is formed by the iris and the cornea, and encircles the anterior chamber.
- Adhesions may also develop between the iris and cornea (peripheral anterior synechiae), covering up the trabecular drainage meshwork.
- His dissection of the eye yielded the distinction between cornea, retina, iris, and chorioid coat.
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