dusty miller


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Synonyms for dusty miller

shrubby perennial of the Canary Islands having white flowers and leaves and hairy stems covered with dustlike down

stiff much-branched perennial of the Mediterranean region having very white woolly stems and leaves

a plant having leaves and stems covered with down that resembles dust

herb with greyish leaves found along the east coast of North America

an old cottage garden plant of southeastern Europe widely cultivated for its attractive white woolly foliage and showy crimson flowers

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Yn Nhachwedd 1950 mae cofnodion harbwr Caernarfon yn son am drawst oddi ar y Dusty Miller a gollwyd yn 1897 yn cael ei ganfod yn y cei dros hanner canrif yn ddiweddarach
Brit trooper Dusty Miller (Mark Strong) sets up a meditation altar and covert adult-education "jungle university.
Stamp pad ink adheres especially well to downy leaves such as sage, lamb's ear, dusty miller, or geranium, but many other kinds give good results as well.
Dusty Miller, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center - "The Regulatory Environment and Future of Gene Therapy.
The Travellers Rest at Meltham, which has been a popular watering hole for over a century, was bought during the summer by a Huddersfield family who are already well known for running the Milltown Brewery and the Dusty Miller at Longwood.
In back, feathery dusty miller (Senecio cineraria) offers some stature and fuzz to the mix.
Fluffy lamb's ears and dusty miller both have great pale silver leaves.
He fell near the Dusty Miller pub in Huddersfield, West Yorks.
On the porch of the cathedral guests were greeted with an arrangement of white hydrangeas, tibet roses, bay leaf, and dusty miller on the registry table.
WORLD War Two veteran Dusty Miller, from Kirkby, shared his memories with Knowsley school boy Ethan O'Brien at a Remembrance service.
DUSTY MILLER had a good spell at SCALING DAM, catching his limit -including the biggest fish of the week -in just three hours.
One of the self-seeders is the familiar border kind, dusty miller or Lychnis coronaria, which has ghostly silver-grey leaves and skeletal stems some 60cm (2ft) tall on which glowing, deep rose-pink, campion-like flowers appear slowly in succession.
The IW alumni is comprised of an impressive list of talented and successful women: Margaret Thomson, Dusty Miller, Maggie Milne, Paula Sdao and Nova Lawson from Thunder Bay; Rosetta Sicoli from Sault Ste.
Lord York, having his first run since rejoining his previous trainer Ian Williams, returned to form in the Dusty Miller Handicap Chase, making all the running under David Dennis to repel Super Nomad by three-and-a- half lengths.
LORDING IT David Dennis and Lord York clear the first fence before going on to land The Dusty Miller Handicap Steeple Chase Race at Ascot yesterday.