from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of plants of the natural order Rubiaceæ, type of the tribe Ixoreæ.
  • n. [lowercase] A plant of this genus.


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  • We used to call that plant 'ixora'- it used to come in red, white and pink as well.

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  • We drove home in silence and, when he parked in our long driveway, I stopped to pluck some ixora flowers while Nnamabia unlocked the front door.

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  • After some ministrations, roses, bougainvillea and ixora of different hues woke up.

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  • It's better perhaps to nick a few red flowers off the ixora hedge that borders the road.

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  • Already, the garden section along the side wall has been planted with striking specimens: croton, ixora, copa de oro, and an assortment of ficus trees.

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  • Landscaping consisted of ixora hedges with bright crimson blossoms.

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  • A Hedge of hibiscus, ixora, and poinsettia to keep pigs out and provide nectar.

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  • It is important to surround the site with a thick hedge of hibiscus, bougainvillea, ixora, poinsettia, or other nectar-bearing plants whose flowers attract adult butterflies and encourage them to remain in the area.

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  • Bronze bottom board bee hive plans is accused for its ixora and spicy sound, but a flamboyant rich boring autobiography can enough marvel attained.


  • I noticed all of the usual suspects damaged: coco plum, ficus, and ixora. Stories


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