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any of various chiefly Mediterranean plants of the genera Asphodeline and Asphodelus having linear leaves and racemes of white or pink or yellow flowers

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CottaGe | garden favourites - nepeta, anthemis, crocosmia, euphorbia, penstemon, bearded iris, gladioli, asphodels and verbena will work well.
COTTAGE garden favourites - nepeta, anthemis, crocosmia, euphorbia, penstemon, bearded iris, gladioli, asphodels and verbena will work well.
They vie for attention with wild asphodels with their tall flowers stems stretching skywards.
As asphodels, the flowers of Hades and the dead, rise above the earth in search of air, her words want to transcend the immediate reality, which is mostly disheartening, in order to be 'open to the light' (115).
They would pass newly opened asphodels at 2,000 feet, and then the saffron crocuses that must still be pushing through the pine beds above 4,000 feet.
Lavender out everywhere and masses of pink and white asphodels,' wrote the princess in a letter to her daughter, May.
But he doesn't overlook the interaction of milder with dominant tones: "pink houses, pink almond, pink peach and purply apricot, pink asphodels.
Those who will someday live here where we end-should the blood happen to darken in their memory and overflow-- let them not forget us, the weak souls among the asphodels, let them turn the heads of the victims towards Erebus: We who had nothing will school them in serenity.
he] knew nothing more shaming and tedious in the literature of [his] contemporaries and near-contemporaries than the maudlin neo-Hellenist cult of the ephebe, with middle-aged men like Wilde and Gide tastefully salivating over sleeping youths and making mawkish comparisons with asphodels and eglantines (Adair, 43).