double blossom

double blossom

[¦dəb·əl ′bläs·əm]
(plant pathology)
A fungus disease of dewberry and blackberry caused by Fusarium rubi and characterized by witches'-brooms and enlargement and malformation of the flowers.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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NF-1 Profuse Ligule, originally designated as NF-1 Double Blossom, is a half-sib family derived from a single plant expressing the profuse ligule trait.
Some of the new varieties have double blossoms, with extra rows of petals.
There's a size to fit every garden starting with the dwarf Manteau d'Hermine which grows to around 80cm but still packs a punch with lots of double blossoms. Or if you have the space you can grow Belle Etoile which will reach 1.5m and has really pretty white flowers gentle flushed with maroon at the centre.
There's a lovely cultivated version called Paul's Scarlet which has pretty reddish pink double blossoms and forms a neat rounded tree, ideal in a lawn or front garden.
In the fall, there are perennial Japanese anemones with single and double blossoms.
Or how about a rambling rose to cover that wall, such as Paul's Himalayan Musk, with small pink double blossoms or Kiftsgate, which has large thorns and plenty of fragrant white flowers?
The night-blooming variety unfurls its single or double blossoms at dusk, illuminating the ponds like glowing nightlights.
I checked it regularly to see how the buds were developing, buds that promised beautiful pink, double blossoms. All the beaver left was about 12 inches of the slender trunk with the telltale chisel-marked, pointed top.
The name 'Kwanzan' comes from the Chinese character that represents a sacred mountaln, and the 'Kwanzan' variety of Prunus serrulata is one of the showiest Japanese cherries with clusters of large, deep pink double blossoms up to 2 1/2 inches long, each with 30 petals.
There's a lovely cultivated version called Paul's Scarlet, which has pretty reddish pink double blossoms and forms a neat rounded tree, ideal in a lawn or front garden.
Indeed, one could build an entire spring garden from the early, midseason and late blooming daffodils, and you can include those that are single-colored, those bicolored and those with double blossoms.
Fully double blossoms are creamy white tinged with lavender pink; faint scent; 8 to 10 feet.