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  • noun Hydrangea.


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  • Un hortensia bleu d'Edouard a Phoenix, Arizona, E.U.A. Posted by:

    baba cool - French Word-A-Day

  • Un hortensia bleu d'Edouard a Phoenix, Arizona, E.U.A.

    baba cool - French Word-A-Day

  • H. hortensia, or mopheads, have very large flower heads.


  • In these areas, endemic plants such as the Chatham Islands forget-me-not (Myosotidium hortensia), an endemic flax (Phormium spp.), rautini (Brachyglottis huntii), Chatham Islands kakaha (Astelia chathamica), and soft speargrass (Aciphylla dieffenbachii) can be found.

    Chatham Island temperate forests

  • And the charming woman, in a tone which is really in love with the colours of the country, speaks to us with overflowing enthusiasm of that Normandy where they have lived, a Normandy which must be like an enormous English park, with the fragrance of its high woodlands à la Lawrence, with its velvet cryptomeria in their enamelled borders of pink hortensia, with its natural lawns diversified by sulphur-coloured roses falling over a rustic gateway flanked by two intertwined pear-trees resembling with its free-falling and flowering branches the highly ornamental insignia of a bronze applique by Gauthier, a Normandy which must be absolutely unsuspected by Parisians on holiday, protected as it is by the barrier of each of its enclosures, barriers which the

    Time Regained

  • The commonness of the furniture, the curtains in faded damask, the panels hung with a paper covered with bouquets of poppies and field-flowers in false colours, were like lodgings by the month, but certain details, above all the scrupulous cleanliness of the room, the worked cushions on the sofa, the grass mats under the chairs, an hortensia like a painted cauliflower placed in a flower-pot covered with lace, looked on the other hand like the futile and icy room of a devout woman.

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