bottle tree


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Related to bottle tree: Brachychiton populneus

bottle tree

see brachychitonrupestris.
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Livvie "was familiar from the time she was born with the way bottle trees kept evil spirits from coming into the house--by luring them inside the colored bottles, where they cannot get out again" (229).
Lee Ann is a talented decorator, craftsperson, and gardener, and her special touches can be found throughout the interior and exterior of the cabin--from the shotgun shells that edge the kitchen counters, the interestingly framed photos of the original cabin, and the old hand-operated water pump in the kitchen, to the rustic garden art and bottle tree.
The first 1,000 people who show up will receive a free two- to three-foot bottle tree or pine tree.
The white bark of the sycamore looks perfect in the northern section of the garden, and a cedar trunk looks resplendent as a bottle tree standing between the south and west sections.
This tree is dedicated to the memory of Anna Thompson, our `umbrella of love,' '' reads the bronze plaque that will be placed next to the 8-year-old bottle tree that was dedicated Wednesday.
But in his recent installation, entitled Spirit House, 1993, Birch set his sights on three African-American traditions of the rural South: the yard show, the shotgun shack, and the bottle tree.
The oaks and the bottle tree are relatively slow growing, but the others grow very quickly,'' said Greg Hoffberg, coordinator of the city's tree planting program.
The cooled-dry conservatory, the Flower Dome, features flora from the Mediterranean and semi-arid subtropical regions, allowing nature lovers to get up close and personal with plant species like baobabs, indigenous to Madagascar, bottle trees, olive trees and date palms.