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orange-flowered

Definitions

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  • adj. having orange flowers

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Examples

  • Chinese shrubs were planted in the ravines and today orange-flowered Kerria was sprouting new buds among emerging bluebell leaves, and buds were opening on a giant Rosa filipes from Yunnan, whose viciously spiny climbing stems had almost engulfed a small tree.

    Country diary: Durham city

  • At the American History Museum's Victory Garden, gardener Joe Brunetti has grown a variety named Vesuvius, a lovely mounding orange-flowered nasturtium.

    Groundwork: Not-so-nasty nasturtium

  • Dropping Sheila's postcard and Joe's letter in a basket that held wax fruit, Taylor flopped down on one of the orange-flowered sectional sofas.

    Male Wanted

  • Ginnie ran the front desk, her gray hair in pink sponge curlers and her massive frame covered by a dark blue muumuu with an orange-flowered print.

    The Third Victim

  • He wore a white suit and an orange-flowered shirt with the shirt lapels on the outside of his coat.

    Neon Rain

  • Here at the top of the cliff, the orange-flowered milkweed still flames in beauty, mingled with the pink and lavender bergamot and the varied yellows of the sunflowers and the rosin weeds.

    Some Summer Days in Iowa

  • Closer to the fence are lemon-yellow coreopsis with quaint, three-cleft leaves; thimble weeds with fruit columns half a finger's length; orange-flowered milkweed, like the color of an oriole's back, made doubly gay by brilliant butterflies and beetles.

    Some Summer Days in Iowa

  • We next travelled over a fine hard plain covered very generally with small bushes of a beautiful orange-flowered, spreading under-shrub, with broad thin-winged fruit; * but the Mesembryanthemum aequilaterale grew almost everywhere and seemed to take the place of grass.

    Three Expeditions into the Interior of Eastern Australia, Volume 2

  • Of this plant, as of all others which have long been objects of culture, there are many varieties; those most generally cultivated in our gardens are the common orange-flowered single and double, yellow single and double, gold-striped leaved, and silver-striped leaved; the Dutch in their catalogues enumerate thirteen varieties.

    The Botanical Magazine, Vol. 6 Or, Flower-Garden Displayed

  • We had drinks on the spectacular terrace, looking over dazzling vegetation not for nothing is the national red- and orange-flowered tree of Nevis called the Flamboyant to the sea, the uninhabited island of Redonda, and the outline of Montserrat beyond.

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