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any seed plant yielding balsam

any of various fragrant oleoresins used in medicines and perfumes

an ointment containing a fragrant resin

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SUMMER FAVOURITE: But much as we all love impatiens, or Busy Lizzies, the plantlets are prone to a type of downy mildew and we may have to wait until the breeders can produce some new strains of one of our favourite summer bedding plants before we can rely on them being free of this disease
THERE appears to be something wrong with the busy Lizzies (Impatiens) in the council's planters throughout the city.
RICH PICKINGS: Blackberries are ripe and getting ready to select POPULAR: The Busy Lizzie has become one of the most important summer bedding plants in recent years
Here, Busy Lizzie seed needs light, and a humid atmosphere.
His victory on Busy Lizzie yesterday put him on the 127-winner mark, 14 clear of Pat Eddery and 18 ahead of Richard Quinn, both of whom are facing imminent suspensions.
For shady positions cascading or pendula begonias are outstanding, as are fuchsias and Busy Lizzie.
The Mick Channon-trained Box Builder was backed from 33-1 to 20-1 with Hills yesterday morning, prior to finishing fourth to Busy Lizzie at Ayr.
Hughes completed a 188-1 double with another breathtaking effort as he brought that grand old campaigner Amron from last to first to take the Busy Lizzie Handicap.
Each child who entered received a free growing starter pack containing a Busy Lizzie plant plug, a pot, compost, Baby Bio plant food plus instructions on how to care for their plant properly.
Busy Lizzie denied Tompkins, trainer of runner-up Royal Minstrel, a double when getting the better of a prolonged duel throughout the final three furlongs of the staying handicap.
Busy Lizzie - DeZire mixed has been specially bred to cope with the vagaries of our summers and is a good choice to brighten up a shady border.
But this race over a mile and seven furlongs is sure to be run on testing ground, and gives punters some sort of opportunity, with only Busy Lizzie looking a particularly worrying rival to the nap.
By simply decorating your plant pots, you can make the most boring Busy Lizzie look positively exotic.
fragrant violet flowe tos Busy Lizzie - DeZire mixed has been specially bred to cope with the vagaries of our summers and is a good choice to brighten up a shady border.
QMy local garden centre has plug plants of summer bedding such as busy lizzie and petunia.