billy buttons

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Noun1.billy buttons - any of various plants of the genus Craspedia grown for their downy foliage and globose heads of golden flowers; Australia and New Zealand
flower - a plant cultivated for its blooms or blossoms
Craspedia, genus Craspedia - herbs of Australia and New Zealand
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The central role in village life of the post office in the local shop is conveyed with a deft touch, and Billy Button the mustard keen telegraph boy is a delightful hero.
Yellow was infused everywhere from Billy button flowers to the bridesmaids' shoes and the groomsmen's ties.
Racegoers will be entertained with a range of attractions including musical performances from Irish folk group The Old Melbourne Road Band, DJ Billy Buttons, and Ballarat group The Shorts.
Billy Buttons and his younger brother, Clyde, are the only Button men to have survived that war.
Complementing the bride's ensemble was a hand-tied bouquet of yellow roses, Freesias, billy buttons, and cushion mums.
Earlier this year, at Kempton, Bill and Shirley Robins had a rare winner when Billy Buttons, trained by Andrew Balding, won a small race, but during the 1990s they were prominent owners, particularly of jumpers, including Mighty Mogul, Wonder Man, Silver Wedge and Danny Harrold.
Flores Del Sol is run by a floral designer who makes moss "comfort gardens" in wooden holders ($65) and vivid preserved bouquets with woodsy-looking finds like yellow billy buttons and green fiddleheads ($45).
None gave them more pleasure than the latest to be added to the list in Billy Buttons, as the giant grey is homebred and was raised by the owners' stud manager John Kirby, who died last year.