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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Any of various plants of a certain genus having opposite leaves and variously colored flower heads that are subtended by an involucre.

Usage examples (11)
  • Seed heads of scabiosa dot the terrain along with celosia volunteers.
  • Seeds from Semi of the annual scabiosa atropurpurea produce red, purple and near black flowering plants.
  • Conversely, some of Oudolf's perennials are chic enough for Sissinghurst, the cultish Kentish garden made by Vita Sackville-West and Harold Nicolson — especially a wine-dark...
  • Love the scabiosa, it’s flowering in my garden too in a lovely deep reddish black. for more
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