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Perhaps you should wear something a little less showy.
orchid plants are known for their huge showy flowers
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This compact grower produces large and wildly impressive blooms with double flowers (each flower has more than 20 showy sepals rather than the typical four!) that start out white and fade gradually to deep pink.
Showy milkweed defends itself from wild grazers by secreting a sticky latex when leaves are broken, and is also poisonous to many animals.
A few notables: Christ’s paintbrush, a showy yellow flower that only blooms on the summit of Mount Harrison in the upper elevations of the Albion Mountains in Cassia County.
The pitcher plant's showy flowers are held aloft like balled flags, facing down from tall stems.
Soaring Spirits was named to honor the victims of 9/11 and is an outstanding, large-flowered 10-to-12-foot climbing rose with huge clusters of showy swirls and stripes in pastel pink, yellow and cream hues.
In the finale, Sasha gave the showier performance than Peppermint, another New York queen.
Their early summer bloom is big and showy, velvety and purple.
The beauty of Shameik Moore's outfit, apart from walking the line between showy and classic, is that it can be assembled on a budget and not look cheap.
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Definition of showy for English Language Learners
: having an appearance that attracts attention
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