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- adjective of plants that bloom during the autumn
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The splendid _A. japonica_, and its white variety called Honorine Joubert, the latter especially, are amongst the finest of autumn-blooming hardy perennials; they grow well in light soil, and reach 2-1/2 to 3 ft.
-- A most lovely autumn-blooming plant, producing abundant spikes of Izia-like flowers about 2 ft. high.
-- A fine, autumn-blooming plant, bearing long spikes of fragrant creamy-white flowers and curiously-spotted stems.
The colchicums are excellent autumn-blooming bulbs and should be more generally planted.
These autumn-blooming bulbs are planted in August or early September and treated in general the same as other similar bulbs.
It was as if some autumn-blooming plant had put forth on a sunny October morning the flower of the year, and had been instantaneously blasted and cut down to the root.