In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1dragón masculineboca de dragón feminineperrito masculine Latin Americaconejito masculine Argentinaboca de sapo feminine Uruguay
- Seed sowing is well under way now, especially for plants like snapdragons and pansies which germinate early and take time to grow to a decent size.
- Children also like anything with a tactile element - snapdragons they can gently open and close, and foxgloves, which are just the right size for small fingers.
- There are a number of cool-season vegetables to plant, along with flowers such as dianthus, petunias, snapdragons and violas.
- Plant several poppies as your tall center flowers, then add colorful snapdragons or blue salvia, candytuft, pansies, and sweet alyssum or Dusty Miller to fill out your container.
- Bilaterally symmetrical flowers, such as snapdragons and sweet peas, have distinctive upper and lower petals and are therefore asymmetric from top to bottom.
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