tuberose

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a tuberous Mexican herb having grasslike leaves and cultivated for its spikes of highly fragrant lily-like waxy white flowers

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The tuberose was a new plant brought to Versailles from Mexico, and was considered to have the power to awaken erotic desire.
take her tuberoses and share them with others, just as she had over the
someone to garden with and shared Lula's tuberoses.
Dahlias, gladiolus, crocosmias, and tuberoses are a breeze too--they're as effortless as their spring-blooming cousins.
Glads and crocosmia come from corms (swollen underground stems, each with a growth point on the top); dahlias grow from tuberous roots (small potato-like roots); and callas and tuberoses come from rhizomes (thickened stems that grow horizontally on or beneath the soil surface).
She carried a hand-tied bouquet of ivory and Versilia roses, peonies, lisianthus, and tuberoses.
What's in bloom: dahlias, tuberoses, warm-season annuals, heat-loving perennials.
What to plant: the last of the cool-season annuals for quick filler color, dahlias, tuberous begonias, Madonna lilies, tuberoses.
A linen handkerchief that belonged to her maternal grandmother was tucked into the bride's bouquet of calla lilies, Green goddess callas, and tuberoses.
Tuberoses (Polianthes tuberosa), which are slowly regaining the popularity they had in the Victorian era, have the stronger fragrance--a bit like the gardenia's--but are somewhat gawky when surrounded with low-growing plants (small flowers cluster atop a straight stalk).
Don't expect tuberoses, even those plated at the same time, to bloom all at once.
The bride carried a bouquet of Virginia roses, white freesias, baby callas, French tulips, and tuberoses. Completing this hand-tied bouquet was a ballet slipper tie of white satin ribbon trimmed in caviar beads and seed pearls.
In her hair, the bride wore a Hawaiian haku lei of white tuberoses and greenery.
The sturdy fragrant flower spikes of tuberose (Polianthes tuberosa L.) with serially arranged florets are very popular but are perishable in nature with vase life of 6-8 days.
Thus, there is need to cold store tuberose cut spike when there is market glut causing market fluctuations.