cherry laurel

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Related to cherry laurels: Prunus laurocerasus

cherry laurel

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The writer Colette expresses this same ambiguity in the form of a half-question at the end of a remarkable sentence in which she recalls her childhood impressions of her mother's garden: "Apart from a curve of earth, apart from a thicket of cherry laurels topped by a ginko tree--I used to give its ray-shaped leaves to my schoolmates who would dry them between the pages of the atlas--the whole warm garden thrived in a yellow light quivering with reds and violets, yet I couldn't tell whether this red, this violet, hinged, still hinge, on a sentimental happiness or on an optical dazzlement.
The evergreen cherries include Prunus lusitanica of Portugal and Prunus laurocerasus, the cherry laurel.