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Nurseries are receiving supplies of ornamental Swiss chard, larkspurs, Iceland poppies, sweet alyssum, petunias, stocks, wallflowers, snapdragons and a host of other nice sources of color.
Snapdragon, alyssum, calendulas, stock, petunias and roses out in the open all had their blooms frozen.
Dusty miller is also used with petunias, dianthus and snapdragons, which are very cold-resistant.
By the first warm days of spring, my stoop is awash with planters brimming with begonias, marigolds and petunias.
Here’s a bacterium whose genetic material includes genes from a diverse bestiary: Icelandic hyperthermophiles, petunias, yeast, perhaps a bit of bioluminescent jellyfish.
The research done on the Supertunia Vista Bubblegum petunia, a Louisiana Super Plants selection, for example, was conducted at the Hammond Research Station.
Nisbet designed the black petunia pendant in the foyer, where Weinrib’s graphic zigzag rug covers the floor.
ABERDEEN, Wash. (AP) — One-hundred-fifty baskets of pink petunias hang from the light posts all over this city, watered regularly by residents trying to make their community feel alive again.
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First Known Use: 1825See Words from the same year
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