Canterbury bell

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Synonyms for Canterbury bell

herb of Colombia to Peru having pale purple flowers

European biennial widely cultivated for its blue or violet or white flowers

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In May 1921, the flowers to be included are violets, stock and Canterbury bells
I think the Canterbury Bells are playing little tunes.
The droopy wisteria, hark of dark Canterbury Bells, forget-me-not blues, and the giraffe-high agapanthus my Nana planted along Torquay holiday-house drive I visited as a child.
The first year, the hollyhock, Canterbury bells or foxglove produces roots and leaves.
Finally, seeds that can be sown during the summer include biennials, such as foxgloves, sweet williams, Canterbury bells and forget-me-nots.
"They grow in woods, mountains and dark vallies, and under hedges and bushes, especially about Coventry, where they grow very plentifully abroad in the fields, and they are called Coventry Bells, and of some about London Canterbury Bells..."
COLLECTION D: Catananche; Canterbury Bells; Hollyhock; Honesty; Pansy.
These summer-flowering favourites come in a range of sizes and colours but among the most popular are the Canterbury Bells and the milky bellflower, C.
While all about us peal the loud, sweet 'Te Deums' of the Canterbury Bells.
Alison J Best's exhibition, called Blossoming Out: The Art of the Garden, is in her own words a celebration of the joy of flowers and plants with her depictions of snowdrops seen growing beside a road in Burnopfield, forsythia, iris, Canterbury bells, honeysuckle, daisy, colchicums, stitchwort, clover, toadflax, spring hellebore, foxglove, star of Bethlehem, wood anemone, rudbeckia, tulip, celandine, speedwell, daffodil and philadelphus.
EFFORT/SOW Canterbury bells (pictured), foxgloves and hollyhocks.
"My favourite part of the whole garden however is the herbaceous borders which are full of flowers such as dahlias, day lilies, artichokes, iris, sea holly and Canterbury bells. One side has cool colours and the other side has hot colours.
There are many other subjects, such as Canterbury Bells, that can be sown this way in seed trays and transplanted later.
If you only grow the cute little alpine varieties or a few Canterbury bells, take a tip ...
Traditional favourites: Aquilegia; Canterbury Bells; Lupins; Pansies; Wallflowers.
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