scabiosa


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sca·bi·o·sa

 (skā′bē-ō′sə, -zə, skăb′ē-)
n.
See scabious2.

[New Latin Scabiōsa, genus name, from Medieval Latin (herba) scabiōsa, (herb) for scabies, scabious (so called because scabious was formerly thought effective in treating itchy, scurfy skin diseases ), feminine of Latin scabiōsus, mangy, from scabiēs, itch; see scabies.]

scabiosa

(ˌskeɪbɪˈəʊsə)
n
(Plants) another term for scabious21
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.scabiosa - any of various plants of the genus Scabiosascabiosa - any of various plants of the genus Scabiosa
flower - a plant cultivated for its blooms or blossoms
genus Scabiosa - annual or perennial herbs or subshrubs; mainly Mediterranean
mournful widow, pincushion flower, Scabiosa atropurpurea, sweet scabious - Old World annual having fragrant purple to deep crimson flower heads; naturalized in United States
field scabious, Scabiosa arvensis - perennial having bluish-lilac flowers; introduced in the eastern United States
References in classic literature ?
Then there are to be eschscholtzias, dahlias, sunflowers, zinnias, scabiosa, portulaca, yellow violas, yellow stocks, yellow sweet-peas, yellow lupins--everything that is yellow or that has a yellow variety.
Set out 4-inch starts of spring- and summer-blooming flowers such as alstroemeria, columbine, delphinium, foxglove, poppies, salvias, scabiosa, sweet peas, and yarrow.
Know what plants can thrive Perennials which can be grown in a seaside setting include achillea, crocosmia, eryngium (sea holly), echinops (globe thistle), sedum, heuchera (coral flower), euphorbia, gazania, scabiosa.
Know what plants can thrive: Perennials which can be grown in a seaside setting include achillea, crocosmia, eryngium (sea holly), echinops (globe thistle), sedum, heuchera (coral flower), euphorbia, gazania, scabiosa.
THIS stylish floral black and purple cushion is digitally printed on both sides and is 100% cotton, featuring scabiosa flower Lena print, measuring 40cm x 40cm, PS55, from www.
The scabiosa and aquilegia attract a lot of bees and my borders hum with the sound of them.
Some of the varieties you can get into the ground now include cornflowers, nigella, cerinthe, borage, malope, calendula, scabiosa and bupleurum.
An orchid print by John Nugent Fitch worth PS100-200 Left: a Walter Fitch illustration from Popular Garden Botany(PGP) showing Chrysanthemum Sinense, Lobelia splendens, Valeriana rubra and Scabiosa atropurpurea Pharbitas hispida and Convolvulus tricolor (Walter Fitch - PGP) Jasmine officinalis and Jasmine fruticans (Walter Fitch - PGP) Another orchid print by John Nugent Fitch worth PS100-200 Reseda odorata, Tropaeolum majus and Althea rosea (Walter Fitch - PGP) Battered but not yet broken: Popular Garden Botany by Agnes Catlow and illustrated by Walter Fitch
Andy Garcka, Greenford, North West London: Try scabious (both knautia and scabiosa species), coreopsis, Anthemis tinctoria and cultivars of Geranium wallichianum.
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They carried bouquets of roses, anemones, calla lilies, green dianthus, scabiosa pods, and seeded eucalyptus.
I don't cut back my perennials in autumn, choosing instead to allow the seed heads of scabiosa and the dried flowers of lady's mantle and yarrow to accumulate a pretty dusting of snow.