jonquil


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Synonyms for jonquil

widely cultivated ornamental plant native to southern Europe but naturalized elsewhere having fragrant yellow or white clustered flowers

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often used colloquially for any yellow daffodil

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To begin with, Amanda frequently makes reference to jonquils, which represent her connection with her much brighter past, running parallel with the bright past of Williams's mother, who, according to Brown, "recalled that in her youth she was always 'the belle of the ball'" (Heintzelman & Smith-Howard 2005: 94) and who never stopped dreaming of grandeur.
Narcissus pseudonarcissus, Narcissus poeticus recurvus and many jonquils can be purchased from bulb specialists as dry bulbs, but neither cyclamineus or bulbocodium store well and are best bought in growth in pots.
Thom & Jonquil, with their many pet travel experiences, comfort the them, ease their fears, answer any questions and reassure them about their safety during the journey.
In it, we're blinded by gold, the hanging fastness of gold, and feel a sense of vanishing into the pattern of the whole, or perhaps willingly becoming part of it, comprised as it is of thread and weft, gold upon gold-- Or else perhaps this place of ornament and gold is the Art Nouveau robe in which the two of us are wrapped and is bright as Renaissance haloes and Byzantine gold-leaf slashed in purple, jonquil and Florentine green and shawled by these chandeliers, hemmed in glittery crystal; and even though we sit the width of a cloth apart and are attended by waiters who are kindly but cool we like to be so wrapped, wrapped together until mere shape in a field of sensation, and turned fold by fold-- impulse by impulse--into fabulous, old scrolled gold.
A jonquil is actually a specific hybrid or species of daffodil.
His Machiavellian halfbrother, Jonquil, was a Listed winner in Dubai.
I can recommend the jonquil daffodils for growing in pots.
Jonquil, owned by Fawzi Abdulla Nass, trained by Fawzi Nass and to be ridden by Stephane Ladjadj, is expected to win the Goys President's Cup, an open race, which carries a cash prize of BD1,600 and to be run over 1,400 metres, starting at 4.
Latest odds: 2/1 Asiatic Boy (ARG), 9/4 Kirklees (IRE), 11/2 Happy Boy (BRZ), 8/1 Tiz Now Tiz Then (USA), 10/1 Muhannak (IRE), 12/1 Art Of War (SAF), 14/1 Merchant Marine (USA), 20/1 Hearthstead Maison (IRE), 33/1 Lucky Ray (ARG), 33/1 Dynamic Saint (USA), 50/1 Jonquil (IRE), 50/1 Glen Nevis (USA), 50/1.
Essential Guide to Pensions by Jonquil Lowe costs pounds 9.
Ildiko Szabo won the top prize in the mask category for a trio of masks including one in white crochet; runners up were Jonquil McVey and Lee-Ann Pritchard.
Gary William Crawford's "Death, Rebirth, and Existentialism in Fritz Leiber" analyzes the effect of the death of Fritz Leiber's wife Jonquil on his later work.
Daffodils and their cousins, narcissus and jonquil, do not require any preplanting refrigeration.
Jonquil Brooks, 19, was taken into custody after a series of intense phone negotiations with police, the report said, citing his parents and attorney.