philadelphus


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philadelphus

any shrub of the N temperate genus Philadelphus, cultivated for their strongly scented showy flowers: family Hydrangeaceae
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French nursery Lemoine was responsible for many cultivars introduced then, including one that bears their name, Philadelphus lemoinei.
Cleopatra Selene and Alexander Helios, then aged 10, and Ptolemy Philadelphus, then aged four, were moved to Rome and put under the care of Octavian's sister, Octavia whom Antony was married to.
To that end, it will be interesting to see how the unexposed Philadelphus, who has raced just five times, gets on in this company.
The meaning of the word Philadelphus is "brotherly love" and in this context relates to the fact that Queen Arsinoe II Philadelphus was married to her brother, Ptolemy II, who was her second husband.
existing in the language of the Arabs": this program is precisely analogous to that of Ptolemy Philadelphus as portrayed by Aristeas, and even more similar to Epiphanes' version.
Callimachus migrated to Alexandria, where King Ptolemy II Philadelphus of Egypt gave him employment in the Library of Alexandria, the most important in the Hellenistic world.
and having gained its summit, enjoyed a most enchanting view; a vast expanse of green meadows and strawberry fields; a meandering river gliding through, saluting in its various turnings the swelling, green, turfy knolls, embellished with parterres of flowers and fruitful strawberry beds; flocks of turkeys strolling about them; herds of deer prancing in the meads or bounding over the hills; companies of young, innocent Cherokee virgins, some busy gathering the rich fragrant fruit, others having already filled their baskets, lay reclined under the shade of floriferous and fragrant native bowers of Magnolia, Azalea Philadelphus, perfumed Calycanthus, sweet Yellow Jassamine and cerulean Glycenefrutescens..,
| PRUNE late spring and early summering flowering shrubs like philadelphus, weigela, ceanothus and escallonia, immediately after flowering.
That's why it's important to never prune philadelphus or mock orange in spring, as you are cutting off all the flower buds from the previous year.
| PRUNE spring-flowering deciduous shrubs such as kerria, philadelphus, forsythia, ribes and weigela as soon as they are finished flowering.
PHILADELPHUS the mock orange is a hardy shrub with a heavenly fragrance, flowering in June.
MOCK ORANGE FOR the most memorable summer garden, surround yourself with the scent of mock orange or philadelphus, producing a sensuous vanilla scent in June and July.