Sentence Examples with the word showy

C. pubescens flore-pleno, 8 to to ft., has showy double-pink convolvuloid flowers in July; C. dahurica is a handsome single-flowered summerblooming kind, with rosy-coloured flowers.

The Larkspur family, tall showy plants, with spikes of blue flowers in July.

But the fighting was all on Scottish ground, and Edward repeatedly made incursions, showy if not effective, into the very heart of the northern realm; on one occasion he reached Inverness unopposed.

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The prairies of the more humid regions are covered with valuable grasses, and with masses of showy native flowers, which bloom from spring to autumn.

Before he reached him, Rostov, who was a splendid horseman, spurred Bedouin twice and successfully put him to the showy trot in which the animal went when excited.

Handsome liliaceous plants, with fleshy roots, erect stems, and showy flowers, thriving in any good garden soil.

They flower in early spring, and all have a fine appearance when in bloom, on account of their large showy umbels of yellow flowers.

Sow fragrant or showy annuals to flower in pots during winter; and grow on a set of decorative plants for the same object.

Bartonia aurea: hardy, 2 ft., golden yellow; showy and free.

Multiflorus, 4 ft., and its double-flowered varieties, bear showy golden yellow flower-heads in profusion, and are well adapted for shrubbery borders; H.