pinwheel flower


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Noun1.pinwheel flower - tropical shrub having glossy foliage and fragrant nocturnal flowers with crimped or wavy corollas; northern India to Thailand
genus Tabernaemontana, Tabernaemontana - evergreen tropical trees and shrubs with milky sap
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
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The arms could be bowling pins, pinwheel flowers or even bubble wands.
Later, as we were planting the pinwheel flowers in the new pots, pressing down the soil with our fingers so the roots would take, she told me she had made some mistakes in her life but that it was never too late to understand things and that she understood things now and that she had never been happier than she was at that moment.
Set designer Debby Lee Coben dresses the stage first with fragments of Greek columns, then renders a heaven out of cheap disposables: pop bottle leaves on spindly trees, plastic vines and pinwheel flowers adorning a chain-link fence footlighted by gallon-jug lamps.