busy Lizzie


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busy Lizzie

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n
(Plants) a balsaminaceous plant, Impatiens balsamina, that has pink, red, or white flowers and is often grown as a pot plant
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Fill your patio pots and containers with long-lasting colour this summer with our mixtures of Impatiens, also known as Busy Lizzie's.
Impatiens or Busy Lizzie These suffered a downturn in popularity due to their propensity for downy mildew.
We offer a dictionary phrase and a coinage: busy Lizzie (10 letters), the impatiens plant; choo-choo queue (13), a child's description of a line of people waiting to board a train.
** JORDAN, Mary Ellen (text) Andrew Weldon (illus.) Lazy Daisy, Busy Lizzie Allen & Unwin, 2011 unpaged $24.99 ISBN 9781742374291 SCIS 1526418
Only pounds 9.99 Offer 4: Busy Lizzie 'Accent' Great value, top performing spring bedding.
With its pink or purple flowers, it belongs to the Busy Lizzie family and can grow up to two meters in height and produce up to 800 seeds each year.
Rather like the increasing resistance of bacteria to human antibiotics over recent years, the Downy Mildew fungus, Plasmopara obducens, has built up a resistance to fungicides used by nurserymen in the production of young Busy Lizzie plantlets - this has become the most common way for us to buy them these days.
Box hedging across the country is dying off and now it seems the ubiquitous busy Lizzie is under threat.
6 plants for pounds 9.99 Offer 4: Busy Lizzie Top performing spring bedding.
Busy Lizzie is expected to complete the Dunlop double and notch her hat-trick in the sport4cast.com Gordon Carter Handicap (5.35).
Choose from basil, Busy Lizzie, sunflower or tomato.
Best of the Bunch Impatiens Walleriana (Busy Lizzie) Do it this week ...