Definition of Swainsona greyana
1. Noun. Shrubby perennial of southern Australia having downy or woolly stems and undersides of leaves and racemes of red to pink flowers.
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Literary usage of Swainsona greyana
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1. Journal of Horticulture, Cottage Gardener and Country Gentlemen (1875)
"J. DOUGLAS. FLOWERS FOB OUR BORDERS.—No. 48. Swainsona greyana. ... THE Swainsona Greyana is a half-shrubby plant, 2 feet or more high. ..."
2. A Contribution to the Flora of Australia by William Woolls (1867)
"Swainsona greyana is also worthy of cultivation, although, from the deleterious properties which it is known to possess, it is no great favourite with the ..."
3. The Annals of Horticulture (1848)
"Swainsona greyana, 37. Sweet Montmorency cherry, 189. Sweet peas, culture of 70, 112, 228. Sweet William, culture of, 70112, 353, 443. ..."
4. The Florist and Garden Miscellany (1850)
"Swainsona greyana.—A pretty purple and white Pea-flowered plant, from South Australia. It requires a cool greenhouse, in which it blossoms from June to ..."