flower bud


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flower bud

n.
A bud that will develop into a flower.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.flower bud - a bud from which only a flower or flowers developflower bud - a bud from which only a flower or flowers develop
aestivation, estivation - (botany) the arrangement of sepals and petals in a flower bud before it opens
clove - aromatic flower bud of a clove tree; yields a spice
bud - a swelling on a plant stem consisting of overlapping immature leaves or petals
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It grieved him to think that his little Alice, who was a flower bud fresh from paradise, must open her leaves to the rough breezes of the world, or ever open them in any clime.
Introducing Flower bud products into your marketing campaign is smart.
Cut up your egg carton, each small egg container area is going to be a flower bud.
A When the stem grows, it will have lots of buds at the top around one big flower bud.
While Santamour worked out a method for gathering pollen from one of the most potent tulip poplars on the Arboretum grounds, Norton watched the flower bud development of the Mount Vernon tree.
The apple generates enough ethylene to stimulate flower bud production.
By removing the faded flowers, you redirect the plant's energy into leaf and flower bud development.
To increase the size of your dahlia blooms remove side-buds forming around the larger terminal flower bud.
The flower bud will soon sprout - either before or soon after the leaves, at which time water more regularly and move the pot to a sunny windowsill in a warm room.
The branches, shoots, stems and canes that set those bloom buds will not develop another flower bud - ever
High nitrogen fertilizers, like most grass fertilizers, direct a plant to produce excessive amounts of foliage growth at the expense of root growth and flower bud initiation.
EASY TO increase the size of your dahlia (right) and chrysanthemum blooms remove the side buds that are forming around the larger terminal flower bud.