flowering shrub

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n flowering shrub shrub noted primarily for its flowers
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Usage

In literature:

The musicians should be concealed back of a group of flowering shrubs at the end of the hallway, or some other convenient nook or corner.
"Social Life" by Maud C. Cooke
Inoculate roses and jasmines that require this kind of propagation, and any of the other flowering shrubs.
"The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches," by Mary Eaton
Mary Grey went to the back window and looked out upon the pleasant garden, verdant and blooming with shrubs, rose-bushes and flowers.
"Victor's Triumph" by Mrs. E. D. E. N. Southworth
She would have more flowers and fewer shrubs.
"Love and Lucy" by Maurice Henry Hewlett
There were low shrubs growing among the cliffs and flowers like primroses.
"Adventurers of the Far North" by Stephen Leacock
It always represents a shrub, sometimes bearing a series of umbels of seven flowers each.
"Needlework As Art" by Marian Alford
Neither grass, shrubs, flowers, or trees would grow at all did they depend on rain alone.
"The Truth About America" by Edward Money
Old trees, brick walks, ivy and flowering shrubs add their attractions.
"Seaport in Virginia" by Gay Montague Moore
The shrubs are laden with blossoms, and the meadows are full of flowers.
"The German Classics, v. 20" by Various
Though there was abundant room for a door yard there was no enclosure, no sign of shrub or flower.
"Our campaign around Gettysburg" by John Lockwood
They soon came to a pretty dwelling, set in a perfect wilderness of flowers and shrubs.
"The Campaign of the Jungle" by Edward Stratemeyer
Besides the small wild flowers there are many shrubs and trees that bloom in spring.
"Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science, Volume 26, July 1880." by Various
He looked out the back window and saw a neat lawn, bordered with flowering shrubs.
"The Mighty Dead" by William Campbell Gault
This is certainly the most gay and brilliant flowering shrub yet known.
"Our Southern Highlanders" by Horace Kephart
If the extent of ground permitted it, various shrubs were planted, and a few flowers were made to grow.
"Roman Women" by Alfred Brittain
Favorite shrubs and flowers were transported from distant lands and transplanted in the land of the Nile.
"Oriental Women" by Edward Bagby Pollard
The yard must be put in order, and shrubs and flowers set out.
"Woman's Club Work and Programs" by Caroline French Benton
From the tangled garden looked forth neither flower nor blossoming shrub.
"The Sword of Damocles" by Anna Katharine Green
It was now again the season of early summer, and the shrubs and flowers were in their full freshness and beauty.
"Hair-Breadth Escapes" by H.C. Adams
The vegetable productions were grasses, a few mosses, and some shrubs, the latter in flower.
"Narrative of a Second Expedition to the Shores of the Polar Sea" by John Franklin
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In poetry:

Happy bells of eighteen-ninety,
Bursting from your freestone tower!
Recalling laurel, shrubs and privet,
Red geraniums in flower.
"Westgate-On-Sea" by Sir John Betjeman
And Nature holds, in wood and field,
Her thousand sunlit censers still;
To spells of flower and shrub we yield
Against or with our will.
"Sweet Fern" by John Greenleaf Whittier
"Then wander through these sacred bowers,
Unfearing and alone:
All shrubs are hear, and fruits, and flowers,
To happiest climates known."—
"Sir Hornbook" by Thomas Love Peacock
While from each fragrant shrub and flower
The perfumed zephyrs, in their flight,
Bore on their wings, from bower to bower,
Undying odors of delight.
"Banishment Of Man From The Garden Of The Lord" by James Madison Bell

In news:

Instead of a colorful, flattering display of annuals, perennials and flowering shrubs, the "landscaping" at the wonderful Brandywine Museum looks neglected, as though no one cares.
I heard a friend talking about a shrub that flowers and releases a nice scent when the temperature makes a big change.
Master Gardeners receive training in growing flowers, vegetables, fruits, shrubs, trees and lawns, then give back to their communities.
It takes a microscope to see the difference between the remarkable Amborella and other flowering shrubs .
The flowering shrub first belonged to his grandparents, whom Ochu simply called Grandma and Grandad Ochu.
The ideal time to prune flowering shrubs such as Rhododendrons is soon after they have bloomed.
Spring-Flowering Shrubs and Trees for the South.
For Kim Wilson, transporting a once-five-acre forest into this oasis of tranquility of trees, shrubs and flowers is an 18-year-long labor of love.
Are there trees and shrubs that flower in the fall that I can use in my landscape.
Planting flowers and tropical plants in containers every year can become costly, but it's easy to minimize the expense by mixing in some shrubs.
Spring- Flowering Shrubs and Trees for the South.
Now is the time to prune those summer flowering vines and shrubs.
Now through mid-March is the best time to prune shade trees, evergreens, roses and late-season flowering shrubs.
Prune spring blooming shrubs right after flowering.
In the Shawnee National Forest the works of humankind are left behind, and nature steals the scene with an array of lonely lakes and streams, shady gorges and rocky bluffs, and a host of flowering shrubs and leafy hardwoods.
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