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jonquil:

see amaryllisamaryllis
, common name for some members of the Amaryllidaceae, a family of mostly perennial plants with narrow, flat leaves and with lilylike flowers borne on separate, leafless stalks.
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jonquil

1. a Eurasian amaryllidaceous plant, Narcissus jonquilla with long fragrant yellow or white short-tubed flowers
2. any of various other small daffodil-like plants
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The mythological symbolism of the jonquils is also important, which is related to Amanda's self-perception.
Most jonquils have vivid, yellow flowers with small cups, fine, rush–like foliage and a sweet smell.
The spring flowering bulbs will soon be in the shops, so look out for any with a striking perfume - jonquils, Narcissus Geranium and Barrett Browning, for example.
The native `Lent lily' - the daffodil of Wales and of Wordsworth - is just right while the only imports which fit are the Pheasant Eye kinds, sweet-scented jonquils and miniatures like the hoop-petticoat daffodil.
The name Narcissus comes from the Greek word ``narce,'' which means narcotic and refers to the intoxicating fragrance of paperwhites and certain close relations, such as jonquils, miniature daffodils that bloom in spring.
She passes jonquils in the Mall sausages at the butcher's singed hair at the hairdresser's newsprint at the card stall spices, fruit, raisin bread the man mending shoes with rubber, leather, and super-glues
Motifs include daisies, morning glories, jonquils and lilac.
canaliculatus, 'Hawera', 'Jack Snipe', jonquils, 'Minnow', 'Tete-a-Tete').
Jonquils are a form of daffodil with several small, pretty heads on each stem - and a heady fragrance.
Irises and other rhizome- and bulb-based plants like tulips, daffodils, lily of the valley, jonquils, crocus and narcissus aren't suffering - yet - because they have their own energy source, said Jeanne Clay Plank, vice president of the San Fernando Valley Iris Society.
The Garden by Bob Timberlake features a colorful palette of florals such as pansies and jonquils.
Jonquils (Narcissus jonquilla) have very narrow leaves and clusters of two to four small flowers on stems 7 to 16 inches high.