white camellia

white camellia

symbol of beauty. [Flower Symbolism: Jobes, 281]
See: Beauty
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Countess Sotski and Sophia Bespalova, as everyone knew, were coming with white camellia bouquets.
A new bridle of shining leather with buckles of polished brass was on his back; two white camellias were tied to his ears; ribbons and tassels of red silk adorned his mane, which was divided into many curls.
This belief was changed into certainty when Franz saw the bouquet (conspicuous by a circle of white camellias) in the hand of a charming harlequin dressed in rose-colored satin.
They had names like the Friends of the New Germany (Nazi Bund), the Silver Shirts, Defenders of the Christian Faith, the Christian Front, and the Knights of the White Camellia, among others.
Wheeler camellias, Vernon's white camellia, and a white camellia propagated from a shrub in Eudora Welty's garden, plus a gathering of Ice Follies that "brings joy to her and her neighbors" she notes.
(4) The $10 featured the flower associated with Kate Sheppard's suffrage campaign, the white camellia (Camellia japonica 'alba plena').
The visitors were shown such art works as Dolls Festival, White Camellia, Mount Fuji, and other that reflect the traditions and customs and lifestyle of Japanese people.
The three black servants have also disappeared from the mansion, rightly fearing retribution from the racist Knights of the White Camellia. Jake and the servants aren't guilty, but they know secrets that, if revealed, would threaten a community already teetering on the brink of change.
From early November, right up to the first snow the white camellia has flowered continuously.
Great plants to mix and match are clematis and roses but there are other great partnerships such as Clematis Jackmanii on a wall of ivy, Clematis armandii through a white camellia and Clematis Etoile Violette woven in the branches of the golden- leaved tree Robinia Frisia.