Canterbury bell


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Canterbury bell

n
(Plants) a campanulaceous biennial European plant, Campanula medium, widely cultivated for its blue, violet, or white flowers
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Noun1.Canterbury bell - herb of Colombia to Peru having pale purple flowersCanterbury bell - herb of Colombia to Peru having pale purple flowers
genus Gloxinia - small genus of tropical American herbs with leafy stems and axillary flowers
gloxinia - any of several plants of the genera Gloxinia or Sinningia (greenhouse gloxinias) having showy bell-shaped flowers
2.Canterbury bell - European biennial widely cultivated for its blue or violet or white flowersCanterbury bell - European biennial widely cultivated for its blue or violet or white flowers
bellflower, campanula - any of various plants of the genus Campanula having blue or white bell-shaped flowers
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em, all about 'work among the merry, merry blossoms," said Sacharissa from the deeps of a stale Canterbury bell.
Lilies o' th' valley does," he answered, digging away with the trowel, "an' there's Canterbury bells, an' campanulas.
Alyssum, Canterbury Bell, Cornflower, Gypsophila, Indian Pink, Larkspur, Love in a Mist, Nasturtium, Pansy, Poppy, Pot Marigold and Sweet William.
Contains one packet each of: Alyssum, Canterbury Bell, Cornflower, Gypsophila, Indian Pink, Larkspur, Love in a mist, Nasturtium, Pansy, Poppy, Pot marigold and Sweet William.
A wild Canterbury bell bends with the weight of its blooms.
hybrida), Aster alpinus, Canterbury bell (Campanula medium), Coreopsis grandiflora, common bleeding heart (Dicentra spectabilis), * foxglove (Digitalis), Euryops pectinatus, Gaillardia grandiflora, daylily (Hemerocallis), iris, crown-pink (Lychnis coronaria), bells-of-Ireland (Moluccella laevis), * daffodil (Narcissus), * both Iceland and Oriental poppy (Papaver nudicaule, P.
A Snapdragon B Wallflower C Canterbury Bells D Love-lies-bleeding QUESTION 10 - for 10 points: Which spirit is flavoured with juniper berries?
Mind the gap Sow herbaceous perennials such as Achillea, Canterbury Bells and Coreopsis in a sheltered, sunny spot in the garden.
l In a nursery bed, sow seeds of wallflowers and forget-me-nots and of biennial flowers like honesty and Canterbury bells, which can be transplanted to their flowering spot later in the year l Look out for vine weevil damage in the greenhouse and treat compost in pots and borders by drenching with a biological pest control nematode if you find any.
Continue to plant biennials such as foxglove, Canterbury bells and honesty.
FAVOURITE spring flowers like wallflowers, foxgloves, polyanthus, Canterbury bells, forget-me-nots, ornamental kale and Brompton stocks are biennials, with a two years life cycle.
Campanula (bellflower) THESE summer-flowering favourites come in a range of sizes and colours, but among the most popular are the Canterbury Bells (C.