Narcissus


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Narcissus,

Greek mythological youth who refused all offers of love.
narcissism - self-love, which may include sexual attraction toward oneself. Synonym(s): self-love

Narcissus

European genus of plants in the family Liliaceae. Includes the daffodil and narcissus. Can be poisonous if plant residues, especially bulbs, are ingested by animals because of the high content of lycorine, which causes salivation, vomiting and diarrhea.
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15) Not only does poor Pippo live and die as a statue, he also is a type of Narcissus.
Narcissus Hawera, is even daintier and fares best in a trough, rock garden or a special corner in the front of a border.
uk, 0844 557 2244) ENJOY BEING EARLY The earliest flowering and longest lasting narcissus variety is the golden yellow Peeping Tom.
Many dwarf narcissus are excellent for growing in patio pots, some ideal for naturalising in grass.
You can see Pink Narcissus on Thursday, January 27, 8.
Kofman cannily develops the theme of Narcissus and Echo: The film literally enacts the structure of Narcissus/Derrida as filmed, seen, Echoed, by the "other," the filmmaker who in turn repeats the words of the other on the voice-over: the Holy Decretals.
Many of the flowers that will soon be popping out of bulbs in Valley gardens belong to the Narcissus family (Amaryllidaceae).
RECENTLY, I wrote about the pheasant's eye narcissus, Narcissus poeticus, in a piece about bulbs and have had a spate of letters about this lovely plant.
WITH A NEW BOOK AND A MOMA SCREENING, JAMES BIDGOOD TALKS ABOUT THE FRESH LIFE OF HIS CLASSIC CAMP FILM PINK NARCISSUS BY ED SIKO
Narcissus, the son of a Greek god, is a handsome young man who despises love, although he is adored by the nymph Echo and the young man Ameinias; because he refuses to love anyone but himself, Narcissus stares at his reflection in a stream until he falls into the water and drowns.
Johnson did of Paradise Lost, that few readers of The Tears of Narcissus are likely to wish it longer.
That's an advantage appreciated by any gardener who's contended with floppy paper white narcissus.