'All its birds and all its blossoms, all its flowers and all its grasses.'
They were in full bloom, their bright yellow blossoms contrasting starkly against the soft green of new grass.
Albida forms a conspicuous mass of greyish leaves and white blossoms. There is also a charming double variety.
Showy border flowers, mostly growing to a height of i 2 or 2 ft., having deeply cut leaves, and abundant saucershaped blossoms of considerable size.
The minute insects included in it, which haunt blossoms and leaves, are fairly well known to gardeners by the name Thrips, a generic term used by Linnaeus for the four species of the group which he had examined and relegated to the order Hemiptera.