Sentence Examples


  • In the plains below, the swards are gay with the scarlet and white verbena and other brilliant wild flowers.
  • By the end of the month, masses of the following plants may be formed with safety in warm localities: - pelargonium, heliotropium, fuchsia, petunia, nierembergia, salvia, verbena, bouvardia and lobelia.
  • We have wild olive, species of rock-rose, wild privet, acacias and mimosas, barberry and Zizyphus; and in the eastern ramifications of the chain, Chamaerops humilis (which is applied to a variety of useful purposes), Bignonia or trumpet flower, sissu, Salvadora persica, verbena, acanthus, varieties of Gesnerae.
  • - Spike of Vervain (Verbena officinalis), showing sessile flowers on a common rachis.