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(flow'ĕr),
William H., English surgeon and anatomist, 1831-1899. See: Flower bone, Flower dental index.
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Fig. 161 Flower . A vertical section of a typical flower.

flower

the sexual reproductive structure of ANGIOSPERMS, consisting usually of four types of organs: SEPALS, PETALS, STAMENS and one or more CARPELS. See Fig. 161 . Some plants have unisexual flowers. When these are found on the same plant, the plant is described as MONOECIOUS; when on different plants, the plants are called DIOECIOUS. Many plants produce their flowers in clusters called INFLORESCENCES.
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Rambling and climbing roses can be pruned now unless they are repeat flowerers. Remove suckers from rosebushes and from the base of trees.
The striking Sahin's Early Flowerer is this week's special offer.
Another impressive flowerer is Euphorbia charicas subsp wulfenii, an evergreen biennial that produces clusters of yellow/green blooms in the spring.
It's quite an early flowerer, so if your garden is exceptionally cold or windy, plant it in the shelter of a wall.
'Sahin's Early Flowerer', while a more drought-tolerant type with flame-streaked petals, and H.
Helenium Sahin's Early Flowerer - fiery orange and yellow blooms.
Not always a reliable flowerer, but well worth the effort to try and get it to bloom.
Zauschernia "Glasnevin", a late flowerer and Aquilegia shockleyi also made it to the front half of the border.
campanulata, a tall late summer flowerer with scented flowers.
It is a later flowerer - July to September - and has flowers rather like marigolds.
It's only a four-footer, but the delightful Lemon Queen tops six feet, is a prolific flowerer and just gets better as the season goes on.
In coastal areas Tecoma stans is already showing flowers, while up in the hills it is regarded as a late summer or autumn flowerer. At Larnaca Airport the silk trees are rustling in the breeze from the proximity to the sea which they relish.