Definition of Calanthes
1. calanthe [n] - See also: calanthe
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Calanthes
Literary usage of Calanthes
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Journal of Horticulture, Cottage Gardener and Home Farmer (1883)
"calanthes. [Il AM time in the •whole year is more seasonable than the present to record notes ... When calanthes are required to flower early in October ..."
2. The Garden: An Illustrated Weekly Journal of Gardening in All Its Branches by Esther Baldwin York (1906)
"The deciduous calanthes, such as C. vestita varieties and the beautiful ... calanthes, with few exceptions, equire the conditions of an ordinary plant stove ..."
3. Transactions by Massachusetts Horticultural Society (1913)
"Three plants in bloom other than calanthes: 1st, FJ Dolansky, $10; 2d, Mrs. JL Gardner, $8; 3d, FJ Dolansky, $6. Specimen plant in bloom, ..."
4. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1914)
"The best place to grow calanthes is a sunken, well-heated pit facing ... calanthes are easily increased by separation of the bulbs at the time of repotting. ..."
5. Gardening (1905)
"Many gardeners are opposed to syringing calanthes, but this is wrong. A gentle syringing every clear sunny morning until the bulbs are beginning to put up ..."