from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of plants of the order Geraniaceæ, type of the tribe Limnantheæ, and distinguished from Flœrkea, the other genus of the tribe, by having five petals instead of three.
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If you've got gaps in borders, sow them now with hardy annuals such as limnanthes, the poached-egg plant (good for attracting pollinators into vegetable gardens).
Linda Paramor bought some limnanthes seeds for her garden.
Among many others we may particularise the fragrant white-flowered alyssum, the blue, dark purple, spotted, and white varieties of nemophila, white and pink virginian stock, and the large yellow buttercup-like flowered limnanthes.