Semidouble


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Sem`i`dou´ble


n.1.(Eccl.) An office or feast celebrated with less solemnity than the double ones. See Double, n., 8.
a.1.(Bot.) Having the outermost stamens converted into petals, while the inner ones remain perfect; - said of a flower.
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Prunus 'Autumnalis Rosea' Offering wonderful winter interest, the light pink semidouble flowers open in autumn and sit among yellow ovate leaves, giving colour when the rest of the garden is dormant.
Sheltered or exposed, it'll do well, and grows narrowly with semidouble pale pink flowers that are fragrant in springtime - perfect for corners in need of a lift.
It's still one of the best, known for its strong stems, consistent 3-foot height, and 3-inch, semidouble, gold blossoms.
Paeonia "Coral Sunset" lives up to its name - a sumptuous concoction of semidouble flowers which are coral pink, softening to apricot pink as it opens with a sunset centre full of yellow stamens.
Our top picks: 'Bob Hope', with deep red semidouble flowers, and 'Debutante', with pale pink peony-shaped blossoms.
Dahlia Bishop of Llandaff with stunning dark, deeply-cut black/red foliage and semidouble deep red blooms with yellow anthers is a delight.
Buy three strong maxiplugs for pounds 8.95 (inc p&p) - one each of the double-flowering soft pink Queen Charlotte, the clear white Honorine Jobert and the semidouble, bright pink-purple Pamina.
'Cariad' (Welsh for 'love') is a semidouble shrub rose of soft pink with a contrasting golden yellow centre and grey green leaves; ideal to grow in a mixed border, where it will flower thorough the summer.
Johnny's also has a beautiful China aster (Callistephus chinensis) called Serenade Mix, a collection of semidouble flowers in shades of red, carmine, rose, scarlet, blue, light blue, and white with blue or rose tips, all with a gold-button centre.
For a burst of yellow in a mixed planting basket, Bidens Solaire Semidouble didn't disappoint, forming a dense trailing mat of fine foliage covered with hundreds of tiny, vibrant flowers that have an extra set of petals around the eye, forming a frilly collar.
For a burst of yellow in a mixed planting basket, Bidens "Solaire Semidouble" didn't disappoint, forming a dense trailing mat of fine foliage covered with hundreds of tiny, vibrant flowers that have an extra set of petals around the eye.