bridal wreath

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bridal wreath:

see spiraeaspiraea
, any plant of the genus Spiraea, Northern Hemisphere deciduous shrubs of the family Rosaceae (rose family). Most are indigenous to central and E Asia, whence come most of the popular ornamental species, e.g., the bridal wreath (S.
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One family member thanked the team for planting bridal wreaths. The shrubs, planted to camouflage the fence, remind her mother of the bridal wreath in her home garden and allow her to again enjoy the beautiful show of white flowers in the spring.
Wills has also enjoyed great success in the US with Dynever, a son of Dynaformer she bred from the Zilzal mare Bridal Wreath, purchased at Tattersalls for 7,000gns, who was placed in both the Breeders' Cup Classic (under the name Ittasak) and Dubai World Cup.
I have stood in perfect silence in the presence of the Great Refractor, traipsed across the tranquil grassy lawns around the Great Dome, imbibed the fragrance of blooming bridal wreath and lilac in spring, and trudged across snowdrifts in winter as the stars glittered in the frosty depths of space.
A ADRIENNE SAYS: Stunning spring blossom can be provided for a few weeks by trees such as crab apples and cherries plus shrubs such as lilac, deutzia, bridal wreath spiraea and viburnums.
Spirea Augusta (Bridal Wreath), 4-5ft tall, pounds 19.99;
Venus holds the bridal wreath that Cupid penetrates with his fertilizing urine, and Lucretia holds the drawing while declaiming, with ancient Lucretia, that no unchaste woman shall follow her example and live.
It bears a wreath of wheat spikes and wild roses, inspired by the first book in the Kristin Lavransdatter series, The Bridal Wreath. The base pattern on the reverse also draws upon elements from old Gudbrandsdal tapestries.