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erinus

(ɪˈraɪnəs)
n
(Plants) any plant of the scrophulariaceous genus Erinus, native to S Africa and S Europe, esp E. alpinus, grown as a rock plant for its white, purple, or carmine flowers
[New Latin, from Greek erinos, an unidentified plant]
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ERINUS ALPINUS THIS fairy foxglove is a charming plant with spikes of pink flowers in late spring and early summer.
Anagallis arvensis, Campanula erinus, Castellia tuberculosa, Geranium mascatense, Misopates orontium and Spergula fallax) and larger, more deeply rooted shrubs, trees and tussock grasses (e.
Lobelia erinus is a perennial native of South Africa and has been bred and cultivated in Britain since the late 18th century.
Coreopsis Coreopsis grandiflora Impatiens Impatiens wallerana Lettuce Lactuca sativa Lobelia Lobelia erinus Oriental poppy Papaver orientalis Pentas Pentas lanceolata Petunia Petunia x hybrida Primula Primula spp.
15) Fox Talbot was keen on climbers, planting forty-three in the court in 1829, and of plants such as verbascum and erinus which colonised Lacock's stone walls and grotto, giving it a 'shaggy', 'olde worlde' appearance.
Erinus alpinus, a delightful, tiny plant known as the fairy foxglove, with spikes of purple, pink or white lipped flowers on 5cm (2in) stems from early summer.
en diez de las mieles etiquetadas como "azahar", asi como de los tipos Campanula erinus, Crataegus monogyna y la forma Liguliflorae en ocho.
Althaea ludwigii, Anagallis arvensis, Arnebia decumbens, Calendula arvensis, Campanula erinus, Helianthemum salicifolium, Plantago amplexicaulis, Reichardia tingitana, Rumex vesicarius, Scabiosa olivieri and Trigonella stellata, as well as a variety of perennials such as Artemisia sieberi, Farsetia aegyptia, Helianthemum lippii, Ixiolirion tataricum, Moraea sisyrhinchium, Piptatherum holciforme and Prunus arabica (see, e.
Warm Geranium Pelargonium hortorum Warm (Pelargonium) Globe amaranth Gomphrena globosa Warm Gypsophila Gypsophila elegans Warm Heliotrope Heliotrope arborescens Warm Hollyhock Alcea rosea Warm Impatiens Impatiens wallerana Warm Impatiens, New Impatiens hawkeri Warm Guinea Lobelia Lobelia erinus Cool Marigold Tagetes spp.
Erinus alpinus, the fairy foxglove, is a pretty little thing, reaching about 3in high with a spread of no more than 6in.