early-blooming love

Definitions

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  • adj. of plants that bloom during the spring

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Examples

  • Scarlet O'Hara, an early-blooming herbaceous peony

    The secret to growing fabulous peonies « Sugar Creek Gardens’ Blog

  • This week I was thrilled to see a dingy skipper butterfly fluttering among some early-blooming heather, and a red squirrel watching me from an old oak tree.

    Country Diary: Northumberland

  • Abby plucked a few dried blooms from the early-blooming perennials and crushed the spent petals in the palm of her hand.

    Carolina Mist

  • Across the street, between two gray stone houses, there were two boxes of early-blooming red flowers flanking a narrow street, where with an almost furtive look the man in the blue silk shirt and dark-gray leather vest stepped out of sight.

    The Magic of Recluce

  • For the earliest display select the Roman and Paper White, which are naturally early-blooming varieties.

    The Culture of Vegetables and Flowers From Seeds and Roots 16th Edition

  • Paths and beds were alike overgrown with weeds, but some strong, early-blooming things were fighting for life, refusing to be strangled.

    The Shuttle

  • Very early-blooming bush of wet places, the yellow, clustered, small flowers preceding the leaves; 6 -- 10 ft. Barberry, _Berberis vulgaris.

    Manual of Gardening (Second Edition)

  • I have always known, dear Love, that the first gentleman was a gardener and that all men hanker after that blissful state of Adam whose only toil was to care for the world's early-blooming flowers.

    The Jessica Letters: An Editor's Romance

  • We were neither "rapid" nor "gay," and it was still only the first week of June; if we were summer boarders, therefore, we must be of some unusual early-blooming variety.

    The Foot-path Way

  • This is a good, early-blooming and very hardy angle-worm spade, built in the Doric style of architecture.

    Remarks

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