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Synonyms for early-flowering

of plants that bloom during the spring

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In addition, we engineered Burbank's stoneless variety with an early-flowering trait that will greatly speed up the breeding program.
HEATHER (ERICA) EARLY-flowering, low-growing evergreen heathers in shades of white and deep pink are a joy to behold at this time of year, creating a carpet of colour in rock gardens or even their own beds.
Red Riding Hood: Early-flowering, bright-red, small at 8ins, with patterned leaves.
Also deadhead early-flowering herbaceous species, but do not cut back to the ground, or next year's flowers will be poor.
Like other early-flowering trees, trees such as the silver maple and American elm, red maple flowers are visited by a variety of insects on warm days in late winter when the flowers are releasing pollen.
A very early-flowering variety is S mistschenkoana, which has pale blue flowers with a tiny, deeper blue stripe down each petal, set against miniature foliage, in February and March.
Snip off faded flower heads from early-flowering bulbs and daffodils unless the seeds are needed.
oblata), a Chinese species, flowered a week or two earlier than common lilac, they crossed the two and came up with a series of beautiful, early-flowering hybrids called S.
CHOPS AWAY: It's best to prune when plants are dormant but with early-flowering shrubs, prune when flowering has finished so the shrub has time for the new growth on which next year's flowers will form.
Early-flowering clematis, such as armandii and Montana, can get a bit rampant, so clip back after flowering to keep them in control.
The stars today however are the established groups of rhododendron nobleanum, the best known early-flowering hybrid crossed in the mid 1830s.
PROTECT early-flowering winter bulbous irises by covering them with a cloche.
Asters can be planted in summer to fill gaps left by early-flowering perennials, and look great in silver, grey or pastel schemes.
Apricot Beauty - early-flowering, strong-stemmed, eye-catching apricot pink, with wavy-edged leaves.
David Smith, Preston CAROL: There are quite a few early-flowering snowdrops, although it is those flowering now that most of us know and love.
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