flowering shrub


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Noun1.flowering shrub - shrub noted primarily for its flowersflowering shrub - shrub noted primarily for its flowers
Angiospermae, Anthophyta, class Angiospermae, division Anthophyta, division Magnoliophyta, Magnoliophyta - comprising flowering plants that produce seeds enclosed in an ovary; in some systems considered a class (Angiospermae) and in others a division (Magnoliophyta or Anthophyta)
bird of paradise, Caesalpinia gilliesii, Poinciana gilliesii, poinciana - a tropical flowering shrub having bright orange or red flowers; sometimes placed in genus Poinciana
Caesalpinia pulcherrima, flamboyant tree, paradise flower, Poinciana pulcherrima, pride of barbados - tropical shrub or small tree having showy yellow to orange-red flowers; sometimes placed in genus Poinciana
Alpine golden chain, Laburnum alpinum, Scotch laburnum - an ornamental shrub or tree of the genus Laburnum
common laburnum, golden chain, golden rain, Laburnum anagyroides - an ornamental shrub or tree of the genus Laburnum; often cultivated for Easter decorations
Asiatic sweetleaf, sapphire berry, Symplocus paniculata - deciduous shrub of eastern Asia bearing decorative bright blue fruit
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
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Behind a great flowering shrub Hanson lay gazing at the stars and waiting.
Some gorgeous blooms upon a flowering shrub at a little distance from his machine caught the attention of his aesthetic eye, and as he puffed upon his cigarette, he walked over to examine the flowers more closely.
Farther in the distance the river wall was hidden by more closely massed bushes, and the formal, geometric precision of the nearer view was relieved by a background of vine-colored bowers, and a profusion of small trees and flowering shrubs arranged in studied disorder.
Closer and closer came the little Prince, and in another moment he had burst through the flowering shrubs, and stood facing the implacable master of fence.
Now that very day the hundred years were ended; and as the prince came to the thicket he saw nothing but beautiful flowering shrubs, through which he went with ease, and they shut in after him as thick as ever.
Beyond the neat lawn and the flowering shrubs, Jane Clayton saw the glistening bodies of her Waziri.
In a distant glade I have made a spring garden round an oak tree that stands alone in the sun--groups of crocuses, daffodils, narcissus, hyacinths, and tulips, among such flowering shrubs and trees as Pirus Malus spectabilis, floribunda, and coronaria; Prunus Juliana, Mahaleb, serotina, triloba, and Pissardi; Cydonias and Weigelias in every colour, and several kinds of Crataegus and other May lovelinesses.
Beyond the veranda was a small cleared garden, bounded with cactus hedges and adorned with clumps of flowering shrubs, round which the great blue butterflies and the tiny humming-birds fluttered and darted in crescents of sparkling light.
In the first place, he was idle and curious; secondly, he was by no means scrupulous; thirdly, and lastly, he was concealed from view by some flowering shrubs.
Kerria, with its butter yellow flowers, is another flowering shrub that is a great companion plant for azaleas.
It is a lovely woody flowering shrub in the honeysuckle family.
THE rich, heady scent of this flowering shrub is hard to resist, with hints of cloves which will permeate the air on mild spring days.