Lunaria annua


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Noun1.Lunaria annua - southeastern European plant cultivated for its fragrant purplish flowers and round flat papery silver-white seedpods that are used for indoor decorationLunaria annua - southeastern European plant cultivated for its fragrant purplish flowers and round flat papery silver-white seedpods that are used for indoor decoration
genus Lunaria, Lunaria - small genus of European herbs: honesty
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
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LUNARIA annua, or Honesty is grown as much for its attractive purple flowers in spring as for its beautiful disc-shaped translucent silver pods - a florist's favourite in their dried form.
Lunaria annua, or Honesty This is grown as much for its attractive purple flowers in spring as for its beautiful disc-shaped translucent silver pods - a florist's favourite in their dried form.
Roedd 'na un border - La Bordura Inglesa - wedi tynnu fy llygad ac un planhigyn oedd yn amlwg iawn yn hwn oedd swllt y dyn tlawd (Lunaria annua; Honesty).
Roedd swllt dyn tlawd (Lunaria annua; honesty), y goesgoch a thafod yr hydd yn tyfu ym mon y clawdd a'r llwybr yn troi i'r dde unwaith eto nes i mi gyrraedd giat mochyn.
-SPRINKLE honesty or lunaria annua seeds between shrubs for flowers in spring followed by silvery seed pods that can be cut and used in dried arrangements.
Although called lunaria annua, it's actually a biennial, germinating one year and flowering the next before dying.