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  • n. A bulbous perennial, Narcissus papyraceus, native to the Mediterranean region, with fragrant bunches of white flowers.

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Examples

  • Put up hyacinths, paperwhite narcissus and forcing bulbs for an early display.

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  • In Boston, New York, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C., the most commonly available fragrant plant is the paperwhite narcissus.

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  • "Amaryllis and paperwhite bulbs Narcissus are distinctive and easy to care for, and can then be planted outside."

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  • Though the paperwhite and tazetta narcissus like it dry and sharply drained, too, the majority of narcissi couldn't be easier, and I plant them by the thousand to enliven rough grass and orchards in clients 'gardens.

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  • Though many of the reliably perennial bulbs will work their way into the beds after they have provided for me in the pots, tulips, hyacinth and paperwhite narcissi rarely flower a second year.

    Light up your garden with bulbs

  • She is often described as "the most beautiful woman in the world," but she looks more like a doll on my shelf: short, shoulder-length jet hair, purplish eyes, paperwhite skin.

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  • He forces paperwhite narcissus bulbs that fill the house with an intense, heady perfume.

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  • The entryway was paved with stones from the paperwhite pot received as a Christmas gift, thanks Ash.

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  • So to fulfill a desire for something green and flowery, I went to my local Stuff Mart and bought a couple boxes of paperwhite bulbs and planted them into terra cotta.

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  • Favorite smell/scent – Several: bread baking, paperwhite narcissus, a man, coffee . . .

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