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petal

any of the separate parts of the corolla of a flower. Often brightly coloured, the petal is a modified leaf and is important in flowers pollinated by insects (see ENTOMOPHILY).
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This will create a base that you can then add the petals to.
THE North East will remember thousands of fallen soldiers with a cascade of poppy petals representing their lives.
Grover said : "Gulf South and Petal claim that the proposal is required by the public convenience and necessity.
The structure of the monument comprises four blossoming flower petals built of granite, representing the unity of Pakistani people.
But there was a third brother, too, less successful than the other two and represented by the dayflower's pale, relatively inconspicuous petal.
In 2012, Hill, along with Petal High School senior Sam Hendry launched "Petal to the Rescue," a program that provides free clinics to train residents on cardiopulmonary resuscitation, better known as CPR.
The team of researchers confirmed their ideas by using computer simulations to test which maps could predict the correct petal shape.
The 'United Arab Emirates' petal from the 2012 London Olympics cauldron has been delivered to UAE
Cameron MacRitchie, 19, Callum Airlie, 17, Jordan Duckitt, 18, Desiree Henry, 16, Katie Kirk, 18, Aidan Reynolds, 18, and Adelle Tracey, 19, lit a single, tiny flame on the ground, which triggered the ignition of the cauldron's petals.
It is well known that petal color is variable in species of the subgenus Diaphoranthema.
Rose Petal Cupcakes Ingredients: Sugared rose petals: 24 Climbing Summer Wine rose petals 2 egg whites, lightly beaten Cupcake: 3 large eggs 1' cups sugar 13/4 cups all purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking powder - teaspoon salt 3/4 cup milk 6 table spoons unsalted butter 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract White and coloured food colouring, for icing 1 cup sugar Method: Sugared rose petals: Use a pastry brush to brush the petals with egg white, then gently toss in sugar, coating both sides.
Offering fitting day-time adornments are Paradis' elegant pendant chains which suspend their precious pearl merchandise from delicate petal motifs sparkling with white or pink diamonds or pink sapphires.