Definition of Centaurea imperialis

1. Noun. Perennial of mountains of Iran and Iraq; cultivated for its fragrant rose-pink flowers.

Exact synonyms: Sweet Sultan
Generic synonyms: Flower
Group relationships: Centaurea, Genus Centaurea



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Centaurea Imperialis

Celto-Germanic
Celtogermanic
Celts
Cenchrus
Cenchrus ciliaris
Cenchrus tribuloides
Cenozoic
Cenozoic era
Census Bureau
Centaur
Centaurea
Centaurea americana
Centaurea cineraria
Centaurea cyanus
Centaurea gymnocarpa
Centaurea imperialis
Centaurea moschata
Centaurea nigra
Centaurea scabiosa
Centaurea solstitialis
Centauria calcitrapa
Centaurium
Centaurium calycosum
Centaurium minus
Centaurium scilloides
Centaurs
Centaurus
Centennial State
Center for Disease Control and Prevention
Center of the Universe

Literary usage of Centaurea imperialis

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1. Flower Gardening by Henry Sherman Adams (1913)
"... hortensis Queen of the Market Peony-flowered Late branching Centaurea americana Centaurea cyanus *centaurea imperialis *Centaurea suaveolens Cheiranthus ..."

2. My Garden by Louise Beebe Wilder (1916)
"centaurea imperialis (Sweet Sultan) is one of the most beautiful of annuals, bearing, until frost, long-stemmed, fragrant flowers, in shades of mauve, ..."

3. Gardening (1905)
"... of centaurea imperialis, a charming hardy annual; a collection of Japanese irises, large and in various colors, and specimens of fruit, potatoes and ..."

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