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Synonyms for cornflower

plant of southern and southeastern United States grown for its yellow flowers that can be dried

an annual Eurasian plant cultivated in North America having showy heads of blue or purple or pink or white flowers

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We adore the romance of blue flowers, but seldom think to scatter the seed of cornflowers or love-in-a-mist.
And when she began teaching her students about the cycle of life, using butterflies as an example because even little kids aren't afraid of butterflies, she began to add more and more plants - cornflowers, sweet peas, verbena, milkweed, nasturtiums, dill, black-eyed Susans and dozens of others - that attract butterflies.
There are five varieties: Magic Mushrooms, a mix of sea salt and three types of mushroom; Darling Buds containing rose buds and petals, cornflowers, heather, lavender and camomile; Spirit of Fire, a blend of sea salt, ginseng, chilli and horseradish; Rock of Ages, a sea salt and black peppercorn mix; and Splash containing ingredients such as sea salt, three dried seaweeds and lemongrass.
Knowing that time was short only heightened the sense of two kids playing hooky from school as we pulled out of the driveway and headed for lovely country fields to gather the summer bounty of daisies, cornflowers, and lilies.
In a study of blue dayflowers, cornflowers, and salvia, the researchers also found that metal ions can interact with anthocyanin pigments to stabilize a flower's blue hue, Yoshida told Science News.
Then I was told by Joan or someone else that it referred to the landscape here in Vetheuil, specifically to cornflowers.
There'll be cornflowers, cosmos, salvia and the 'Ostrich Plume' asters my mum loved.
We're sowing marigolds, cornflowers, love-inthe-mist and half-hardy annuals such as nicotiana.
If you have well-cultivated soil, annuals such as cornflowers, corn poppies, corn marigolds and corncockles will do well.
Cornflowers have long been grown in summer borders and cutting gardens.
Hicks, whose personal favourites are cornflowers and knapweed, wants to buck the trend.
I planted out runner beans with sweet peas dotted amongst them for added colour and also sowed cosmos, cornflowers and eschscholzia, (thankfully they are easier to grow than to spell).
Poppies and foxgloves, ox-eye daisies, cornflowers and cowslips - they'll all complement your garden.