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picotee

pic·o·tee

 (pĭk′ə-tē′)
n.
1. A flower, especially a carnation, having petals edged by a contrasting color.
2. A contrasting edge on the petals of a flower.

[French picoté, marked with points, past participle of picoter, to mark with points, from picot, point, picot; see picot.]

picotee

(ˌpɪkəˈtiː)
n
(Plants) a type of carnation having pale petals edged with a darker colour, usually red
adj
(Plants) like a picotee; with darker edges
[C18: from French picoté marked with points, from picot]
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Some hybrids are marked with reddish-purple spots and some flowers might be striped, picotee edged, dark centred, anemone centred or petal-packed doubles.
There is also a lower growing variety with white picotee edging on the deep violet flowers, called Sapphire Swirl, making it a good ground-cover plant.
7.20: SCHMIDT (Rachael Blackmore, 5-2f ) 1; Littlestickarubarb (7-2) 2; Mr Picotee (5-1) 3.
Mr Picotee, who heads the weights, will be bidding for a hat-trick following wins over today's trip at Kilbeggan and Wexford last month.
Basicamente esta metafora habla de que un granjero se encuentra en el campo un aguilucho herido, le cura y le protege en su granja poniendolo con pollitos a comer y a hacer su vida con ellos, llevando esta situacion a que el aguilucho se comporte como un pollito, picotee como un pollito, de saltitos como un pollito, etc.
First she would put a leaf inside with a big violet lying on it, then she would put a very small white picotee, perhaps, on each side of the violet, and then she would sprinkle some lavender on the top, but not to cover their heads.
On the contrary, it seems to be constantly re-inventing itself with extra petals and new colours, some with picotee edges.
Aunque picotee aqui y alla, absorba teorias y maneje conceptos, el ensayo procede desde la sospecha: frente al metodo, frente a las reglas del juego teoricas, frente a la especializacion erudita, frente al ideal de una construccion cerrada, que agota su tema.
Dragon is an interesting variety with seagrass coloured leaves with a red picotee edge.
This lacecap hybrid has large flowers with blue centers and white picotee edges against dark green to green foliage.
Four-inch-long pendant trumpets arrive in swansdown-white in abundance and are, at times, finished off with a pink picotee which is most becoming.
Comprising: Turkenlouis x 3, Pattys Plum x 3 and Picotee x 3.