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- I recall clutching colorful handfuls of pale blue cornflowers, dainty yellow buttercups, fragrant pink wild roses and yes - golden black-eyed Susans.
- Flowers, such as cornflowers, scarlet pimpernel and shepherd's needle, used to be a common sight in the county's cornfields 50 years ago, but today many are rare, or even extinct.
- At last they come upon it - the farmhouse covered in wisteria, hydrangeas in bloom all around, the yarrow and cornflowers, the daisies and black-eyed Susans.
- His repertoire favored simple garden flowers such as roses, larkspur, cornflowers, poppies, and pinks, which he drew scattered over the ground of his designs in a light and airy style.
- Annuals and biennials like sunflowers, cornflowers, wallflowers, forget me not and perennials like Michaelmas daisies are also good for the bird-feeding garden.
- Other balcony favourites include fuchsias (hanging and regular), geraniums, cornflowers, wallflowers, camellias, azaleas and succulents.
- Houseproud John and Maggie Briggs filled the wrought-iron hayracks with trailing geraniums, busy Lizzies, wild cornflowers, lobelia and pansies.
- Hydrangeas, celosia, yarrow, baby's breath, rose buds, and cornflowers also dry well and make gorgeous decorations.
- Then a little farther down that dirt road, where the blue cornflowers blossomed in spring - there you'd meet the water.
- If you have a little cover, you can plant sweet pea seed, or if you prefer to sow direct into the ground why not try some beautiful blue cornflowers?
- The wild cornflowers and sunflowers I grew on the allotment last year were a big hit: this year I'll be branching out with some retro dahlias.
- More specifically, she had made a pasta salad with what seemed to be a dandelion vinaigrette and petals of carnations, cornflowers, and roses.
- The cornflowers which used to sprinkle farmers' fields with blue have been killed off as weeds by herbicides.
- My bid to avoid supermarket plastic-wrapped flowers this year is going well: hardly a week's gone by when I haven't had a couple of vases of cornflowers on the windowsill or some dahlias in a glass.
- In this arrangement, cornflowers and various shrub roses are set off with sprigs of sage and lemon balm, and tied up with a bow for a little extra punch.
- The Trust said cornflowers and Pheasant Eye, once common species, are now listed among the most endangered plants.
- Rare arable flowers such as shepherd's needle, the cornflower and marigolds thrive in the fallow land, encouraging insects as food for birds.
- The Bachelor's Button is an old-fashioned flower, a roadside attraction with familiar blue blossoms, also known as the cornflower.
- In 1992 Design By Nature started saving species such as the cornflower and by end of the year they had established a living gene bank of 60 species of wildflowers.
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