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white bracts

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Flowering Dogwood
... white bracts (modified leaves surrounding the group of small yellow flowers) add brilliance to both native woodlands and urban landscapes for about two weeks in early spring. Cultivars with pink or red bracts ... are expected to perform well in Florida. Named cultivars other than `Weavers White' which has large, white bracts, have not been extensively evaluated in the Florida landscape. Trees planted ...
edis.ifas.ufl.edu

Amaranthaceae - Amaranth Family #1
... -weed, Chaff flower Scientific Name: Alternanthera philoxeroides Family: Amaranthaceae Amaranth Family Flower: Tiny white flowers with stiff white bracts. Grow in clusters at stem tips or leaf axils Leaves: Thick smooth lanceolate leaves ...
home.steuber.com

Garden at Symdock - Bromeliads - Guzmania
... secondary bracts. The decorative brilliant red secondary bracts support and emphasize the long bright white clusters of primary bracts. The white vertical flowers are stark against the red stem and the white bracts ... secondary bracts. The top of the spike has a decorative collar of brilliant red secondary bracts. These support and highlight the rosette of bright white clusters of primary bracts that ...
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Leontipodium alpinum--Edelweiss
... Flowers: White, yellow Comments: Edelweiss is a short-lived plant that requires a well-drained soil and exposure to full sun. In cold climates a winter mulch is suggested. The white bracts surrounding ...
web1.msue.msu.edu

Euphorbia marginata--Snow on the Mountain
... Flowers: Green and white Comments: Snow on the Mountain grows best in sun and in any garden soil. The main ornamental feature is the green and white bracts (Vis. 1) formed below the flowers. The flowers themselves are not ornamental. The milky sap may cause skin irritation. Propagation: Propagation is by seed sown outdoors. Cultivars: 'Summer Icicle' - Whiter bracts ...
web1.msue.msu.edu
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Arnold Arboretum - Current Plant Highlights - May
... days. Its graceful white bracts (modified leaves rather than petals) lie draped over the tips of its branches, conjuring images of doves or handkerchiefs. At the center of the bracts is the true, albeit insignificant, inflorescence. The dove tree grows on Chinese Path. Pearlbushes take their common name from their flowers, which resemble pearls when still in bud. The bright white ...
www.arboretum.harvard.edu

The Flowering Dogwood - May/June 2003
... spring they produce exquisite 4-petaled bracts that can be as large as 5". Colors range from bright white, soft pink, rose pink to ... about 20' in width, though not likely in cultivation. The huge white bracts are a dramatic display in the late spring, and the fall ... dogwood and has leaves and bracts that are longer and more pointed at the tips. The bracts are creamy-white with a chartreuse green glow ...
www.berkeleyhort.com

Davidia involucrata var. vilmoriniana (Dode) Wanger.
... is one female flower with many male flowers. Each head has a pair of unequal white bracts, looking like handkerchiefs. Often you have to wait perhaps 20 years until the tree is ...
www.biologie.uni-ulm.de

Bodenham Seasons
... Tree (Davidia involvcrata vilmorinii) displays the white bracts which have resulted in its other common names, the Dove Tree and the Ghost Tree. In spring, the white or pink flowers of the Crab ...
www.bodenham-arboretum.co.uk

Bougainvillea
... . Bougainvillea is ideal for bonsai. Red, violet, orange, yellow or white bracts appear on the ends of new growth. Bougainvillea are available ... and magenta colored bracts. Bougainvillea glabra 'Magnifica' - rose pink bracts. Bougainvillea glabra 'Snow White' - white bracts. Bougainvillea peruviana - rosy pink bracts. Bougainvillea spectabilis - pink or mauve bracts. Bibliography: "Beautiful ...
www.bonsai-bci.com




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