from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Agenus of gamopetalous plants, of the order Solanaceæ and tribe Salpiglossidæ.
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- noun Any of several
flowering plantsof the genus Schizanthus
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- noun any plant of the genus Schizanthus having finely divided leaves and showy variegated flowers
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White schizanthus along the edge, covered up the old forget-me-nots, and funkia lilies (subcordata) threw up their buds.
Trees, Fruits and Flowers of Minnesota, 1916 Embracing the Transactions of the Minnesota State Horticultural Society,Volume 44, from December 1, 1915, to December 1, 1916, Including the Twelve Numbers of "The Minnesota Horticulturist" for 1916
Giant larkspurs thrust up their flower-rods, between the dentated foliage of which gaped the mouths of tawny snapdragons, while the schizanthus reared its scanty leaves and fluttering blooms, that looked like butterflies 'wings of sulphur hue splashed with soft lake.
You can use spring-flowering bulbs to give the vertical spires in the tabletop garden, and surround these with lower undulating hummocks of all the best spring bedding - violas, polyanthus, bellis, schizanthus.