butterfly weed butterfly weed

Definition(s):

  • (n) erect perennial of eastern and southern United States having showy orange flowers

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  • Garden Notes : Make good use of garden space with careful planning and planting

    The sight of bats flitting above the lawn at dusk is a relief, but apart from their welcome beauty, the sight of ultramarine platycodon and orange butterfly weed in the first week of July dismays. Weren't these two stalwarts of the August garden as recently as the nineties?
    on July 10, 2013     Source: The Martha's Vineyard Times

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recondite recondite
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