In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- The resultant plants were no smaller in height than the perennial poppies I already had but they produced enormous flowers in a range of shades.
- Around the ponds and burn there are paths and various plants, such as Himalayan poppies and rhododendrons.
- We walked ashore among delicate Svalbard poppies and purple-flowering saxifrage.
- We tried cheerful annuals, marigolds, nasturtiums and poppies.
- It's about delphiniums, not about poppies, and seems to be suffering from the same irritating slipperiness.
- Tomas's father lives in the countryside, amongst fields of golden wheat, rape seed and red poppies.
- Thus poppies, hemp, some cacti, and some fungi share with vines a symbolic connection with the superhuman powers.
- Once the poppies have flowered, the seed heads are harvested and converted into morphine base in local laboratories.
- It may be a place of vines, but also of olives, poppies and lavender.
- It includes a painting of a bowling match taking place beside a flower bed out of which poppies are flowering.
- There will be colourful flowers, such as poppies to look at and smell, prickly plants and vegetables to eat.
- Most poppies are very easy to grow, especially annuals such as the California or the Shirley.
- And of all the flowers I sowed this spring only a handfuls of poppies and marigolds have come up.
- And it is a pale grey, with just a big bunch of poppies and oats and I think they're cornflowers.
- Plants like peonies, poppies, and irises should also be planted in the fall season.
- To use poppies in arrangements, cut the poppy stem and sear it with a match right away to seal the end.
- The air is pungent with the smell of the rain-soaked marigolds and yellow poppies.
- If heroin poppies had been planted, it might have been different.
- Down one side of the lawn, we've got a good mass of herbs, clematis, sunflower seedlings and wild poppies.
- This will be in the New England style of white flowers rather than red poppies.
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