autumn-flowering

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj autumn-flowering of plants that bloom during the autumn
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Quotations

  • Wu-Men
    Wu-Men
    “Spring comes with flowers, autumn with the moon, summer with the breeze, winter with snow. When idle concerns don't fill your thoughts, that's your best season.”

Usage

In literature:

In autumn, the foliage changes to scarlet and gold, and makes the bush as attractive as if covered with flowers.
"Amateur Gardencraft" by Eben E. Rexford
It flowers early and long, and its place might be taken for the autumn by scarlet dwarf nasturtiums, or clumps of geranium.
"Last Words" by Juliana Horatia Ewing
I can watch Robert realizing my visions for others, and you, my twilight moon, my autumn flower.
"Hopes and Fears scenes from the life of a spinster" by Charlotte M. Yonge
Outside were brown grass and some autumn flowers.
"The "Genius"" by Theodore Dreiser
In the plains the abundance of flowers, from spring to autumn, is amazing.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 6" by Various
Flowers in summer and autumn.
"The Plants of Michigan" by Henry Allan Gleason
The episode seemed a chapter of late autumn, with withered whirling leaves and frost-stricken flowers.
"Loyal to the School" by Angela Brazil
But one autumn something happened which caused great excitement among the flowers.
"Lulu's Library, Volume II" by Louisa M. Alcott
Almost all the autumn flowers are either purple or yellow or white?
"Dorothy on a House Boat" by Evelyn Raymond
They are very pretty when in flower, but it is in autumn, when laden with fruits, that they attain their greatest beauty.
"Trees and Shrubs for English Gardens" by Ernest Thomas Cook
The will left him strangely insensible, though, after all, one may wonder whether winter is severer than autumn to a flower once dead.
"The Truth About Tristrem Varick" by Edgar Saltus
Rosa walked happily in the rear, gathering a great posy of autumn flowers.
"Shadows of Flames" by Amelie Rives
Fair companies of wind flowers quivered in the gentle breeze, and the variety of foliage in the woods was almost as great as in autumn.
"Under the Mendips" by Emma Marshall
With the Noisettes, Musk, and Macartney roses, we have only touched the fringe of autumn flowering climbers.
"Roses and Rose Growing" by Rose Georgina Kingsley
Here the rootstock sends up every spring an herbaceous stalk or stem, which bears the foliage and flowers, and dies in autumn.
"The Elements of Botany" by Asa Gray
The couch and the clothes were strewn with autumn flowers; cyclamen, dahlias and chrysanthemums.
"The Patriot" by Antonio Fogazzaro
When we came out of the wood, we saw a meadow thickly besprinkled with autumn flowers.
"The Romance of the Canoness" by Paul Heyse
Forgive the boast, not blessings these, but banes, If spring sows only flowers, small fruit the autumn gains!
"The Poetical Works of Sir Edward Bulwer Lytton, Bart. M.P." by Edward Bulwer Lytton
From without came the melancholy odor of autumnal decay and mingled with the sweet breath of the flowers.
"Asbeïn" by Ossip Schubin
From the rain that had fallen, the flowers, copiously bedewed, were giving out their incense on the soft air of the autumn night.
"The White Gauntlet" by Mayne Reid
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In poetry:

My hands were soft with ease,
Long were the Autumn hours;
I left the ripened sheaves
For poppy-flowers.
"Mea Culpa" by Anna Johnston MacManus
I do not know the day
my pain will end yet
in the little garden
I had them plant
seeds of autumn flowers
"Tanka 10" by Masaoka Shiki
Chrysanthemums in Autumn:
While they shine
I'll wear them in my hair,
For sooner than the flowers'
May come my ending.
"Chrysanthemums in Autumn:" by Ki no Tsurayuki
The opals hiding your lids
as you sleep, as you ride ponies
mysteriously, spring to bloom
like the blue flowers of autumn
"Jane Awake" by Frank O Hara
When faded all the autumn flowers
The lady surely died--
Broken the bands that bound her life
To him--his wife and bride.
"The Lovers" by James Avis Bartley
No mist was on the mountain-top,
No dew-drop in the vale;
The thirsting Summer flowers had died
Ere chilled by Autumn's wail.
"The Pigrim's Fast" by Mary Gardiner Horsford

In news:

When the days of autumn turn cool and crisp and the leaves begin to show their colors, it is time to replant your containers and flower beds for color and interest in the months ahead.
Virgin's bower or sweet autumn clematis : These fall-flowering vines look dainty and smell nice.
Virgin's bower or sweet autumn clematis: These fall-flowering vines look dainty and smell nice.
Gerbera 'Autumn Colors' by Syngenta Flowers This new gerbera variety from Goldsmith Seeds has large, semi-double flowers to capture attention for fast sell-through at retail.
Gerbera 'Autumn Colors' by Syngenta Flowers This new gerbera variety from Goldsmith Seeds has large, semi-double flowers to capture attention for fast sell-through at retail.
Halloween, Fall and autumn colors flowers.
Autumn is the perfect time to thin out flowers and grasses.
OTTUMWA — "Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.".
Appliquéd flowers decorate this wool blend throw from HomeGoods, in a palette of autumn hues.
As I drove through town a week before the autumnal equinox, the striking ivory flower stalks of a mighty yucca were on every street.
To-Do DFW: Enjoy fall with Celebrate Roanoke, Autumn in the Arboretum , & Flower Mound Pumpkin Patch.
An alternative to autumn flower bouquets is pressed flowers—a creative way to make greeting cards or art work for your walls.
Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge holds a bouquet of flowers as she arrives at the Autumn International rugby match between Wales and New Zealand at the Millennium Stadium, Cardiff on November 24, 2012 in Cardiff, Wales.
Food and Drink Features Jenn Scott, Matt Carney A is for Autumn Flower, a cocktail made with elderflower liqueur, at Deep Fork, 5418 N Western.
Spring-flowering bulbs (daffodils on left, Dutch iris on right) are planted in autumn.
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