harebell

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  • noun

Synonyms for harebell

perennial of northern hemisphere with slender stems and bell-shaped blue flowers

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The harebells are known by the name of `bluebells' in Graham's native Scotland but bluebells lack the required alliterative h and do not conflate the `hare' and the `flower bells' from the English translation of Rimbaud's `Apres le Deluge'.
Dry open spots, particularly on chalk or lime, are ideal for the pasque flower (Pulsatilla vulgaris), cowslip (primula veris), ladies bedstraw (Galium verum), milkwort (Polygala vulgaris), bird's foot trefoil (Lotus corniculatus) and harebell (Campanula rotundifolia).
A harebell was included in the design on a Victorian curved cross frame stool by C Nosotti.
Regarding the confusion over the bluebell and the harebell as the most popular Yorkshire flower (Examiner, May 6).
It appears the harebell comes out as the county's choice.
The harebell flowers from mid July to September in open dry areas and is a member of the Campanulaceae family with the botanical name Campanula rotundifolia.
The meadow sections also accommodate plants such as orchids, wild thyme, autumn gentian, small scabious, kidney vetch, quaking grass, burnet saxifrage, thrift, harebells, rock rose, cowslip and primrose,
A few of the latter were passing Ainsdale this week, when I went for a stroll in the dunes - the slacks blazed white with grass of parnassus blooms, and harebells were also in flower.
For instance in Scotland, the plant we call the hare bell is called a bluebell, so when you are describing woods full of bluebells to a Scotsman he thinks you mean harebells, which don't grow in woods.
In the spring there were foxglove flowers to pop and the seed pods of starry stitchwort that grew in great drifts of white; campions, celandine and harebells brightened the path; Herb Robert with its peculiar foxy smell and meadow sweet and cow parsley grew in the ditches.
Some plants grown as herbs, such as lavender, also happened to be decorative, and seeds of native flowers - foxgloves, bluebells, violets, harebells, and wood anemones among them - found their way into the garden from the wild.
The hedges were high and starred with stitchwort and celandine and, later in the year, pale blue harebells nodded on delicate stalks and foxgloves towered above our heads.
And even though filming took place in October, there were also spring harebells in the background - also fake, courtesy of Granada's props department.