- any garden plant of the genus Calceolaria having flowers with large inflated slipper-shaped lower lip
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- In zones 15-17, you can also plant calceolaria, cineraria, nemesia, and schizanthus.
- I haven't been so excited since I recognised a calceolaria last year, and told my host it was a calceolaria just before he told me. Punch, or the London Charivari, May 27, 1914
- Slowly they would pace along, enjoying the sweeter air of the suburbs, or, gardenless themselves, would stand to peep through garden-gates at the well-ordered array of geranium, calceolaria, verbena; sniffing the fragrance from the serried rows of stocks, the patches of mignonette, or the blossoming lime-trees overhead. Mrs. Day's Daughters
- Some special care is requisite in growing these splendid calceolarias in a creditable manner.
- Some plants like antirrhinums, calceolarias, gazanias and other almost-hardy plants are best grown as cool as possible to encourage branching and prevent lanky growth.
- The nursery, shaded by fine old Lucombe Oaks, was famous for its ‘Wonder of the West’ strain of cinerarias, calceolarias, and an extensive rockery.
- The vegetables seem in perfect harmony with yellow marigolds and calceolaria. When the Birds Begin to Sing
- Snapdragons , calceolaria and larkspur will drop their floret rapidly.
- In one year, 50,000 scarlet pelargoniums were planted, and in 1854, the collections of calceolarias, lobelias, petunias, verbenas, gaultherias, alyssums, nemophilas, salvias, heliotropes, dwarf rhododendrons and azaleas, displays which influenced exhibitions across the rest of the country.
- Shoot in a rose, or a calceolaria, or an herbaceous border, or something, I gather, and you have made a formal proposal of marriage without any of the trouble of rehearsing a long speech and practising appropriate gestures in front of your bedroom looking-glass. The Man Upstairs and Other Stories