flowering flowering  /f ˈlaʊ ə rɪŋ/


  1. (n) the time and process of budding and unfolding of blossoms
  2. (n) a developmental process
  3. (adj) having a flower or bloom


  • To some church conservatives, the flowering of Cuernavaca Catholicism has seemed something of a wild growth.


  1. Helio Flora

    There are plenty of flowering plants that bask in summer sun, and there are even some that have been named for that propensity.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Santa Barbara Independent

  2. In the Garden: Your shrub might need some attention right about now

    Spring-flowering shrubs provide a colorful backdrop for the first bulbs, and their blooms persist through the spring until the perennials burst forth with their summer color. In North Central Washington, we can grow a number of colorful, fragrant shrubs because our climate provides winter cooling and warm, moderately dry springs.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: The Wenatchee World

  3. Flowering rush test treatments will expand in Detroit Lakes

    Detroit Lakes, MN (WDAY TV) -- Flowering rush test treatments will expand in Detroit Lakes this year, after past success.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: WDAY 6 Fargo


  1. "The circumstances are more propitious than ever for the flowering of those ideas of revolution that Che spoke of," Castro said.
    on Oct 14, 2007 By: Fidel Castro Source: Reuters India

  2. "It's a flowering of young filmmakers who have won international influence with a cinema that is very independent," said actress Mercedes Moran, who has starred in both of Martel's films, 2001's "The Swamp" and 2004's "The Holy Girl." "It's a...
    on Dec 22, 2006 By: Mercedes Morán Source: Kansas City Star

  3. "We have long taken great pride in our wealth of flora and fauna. We have more than 14,000 species of plants. Of these, 9,000 are flowering," Atienza said.
    on Jul 21, 2008 By: Lito Atienza Source: Manila Times

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