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  • n. Plural form of flowerhead.


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  • Take the head before the buds begin to open, and cut carefully to leave the lateral flowerheads forming at the base of the terminal head.

    Groundwork: Going for broccoli

  • The flowerheads will develop over the next month or six weeks to provide secondary, if smaller heads for the cook.

    Groundwork: Going for broccoli

  • Beyond, the flowerheads of the feather reed grass quiver below the crape myrtle blossoms.

    Replacing the front yard with a garden: The beauty of harmony

  • The twistElderflower, in the form of flowerheads simmered with the gooseberries or a drop of cordial stirred in with the cream, is a classic.

    Nigel Slater's classic gooseberry fool recipe

  • Even on the near side of winter there were treasures to be found, seeds clinging to dried flowerheads of fennel, dill, and anise, and lousewort with a few seedcases that had failed to split open.


  • I had no idea they were so versatile for crafting – amazing what you have done with the leaves, stalks, and flowerheads. what a great post!

    Lambs Ear Love « Fairegarden

  • Purple loosestrife is rearing its ugly flowerheads across the length and breadth of the Maine roadside scene, invasive alien that it is.

    Marginally better

  • It was the sort of day when joe-pye weed had grown seven feet tall and its autumnal metallic flowerheads suddenly opened and glittered in the sun, looking for all the world like frost early of a morning.

    Cold Mountain

  • One day they rode past fields upon fields of cattails, with brown flowerheads bunched into the shape of sausages, topped by spikes covered with masses of yellow pollen.

    The Plains of Passage

  • They were constantly in motion to the ninety-minute solar cycle, battering their elaborate flowerheads against back walls which were everywhere crumbling after centuries of such soft, implacable impacts.



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