Definition of Lyre-flower
1. Noun. Garden plant having deep-pink drooping heart-shaped flowers.
Group relationships: Dicentra, Genus Dicentra
Generic synonyms: Herb, Herbaceous Plant
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Literary usage of Lyre-flower
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The New Gardening: A Guide to the Most Recent Developments in the Culture of by Walter Page Wright (1913)
"The Lyre Flower is a most graceful plant, with long arched stems of pink flowers ; it is hardy except in very exposed places, but does not like strong, ..."
2. Favourite Flowers of Garden and Greenhouse by Edward Step (1896)
"The popular names of lyre-flower and Heart-flower have been applied to it. There is a var. alba, with flowers entirely white. ..."
3. The Garden: An Illustrated Weekly Journal of Gardening in All Its Branches by Esther Baldwin York (1906)
"The plant shown in the accompanying illustration (Dicentra spectabilis, or Lyre Flower) is a beautiful spring-flowering plant most useful for the decoration ..."
4. Around the World Through Japan by Walter Del Mar (1904)
"... the weigela, the lyre-flower, the fan-palm, and the kumquat. From Japan, which Fortune visited in 1853, were sent the white anemone, the arum-lily, ..."
5. Gardens of England by Ernest Thomas Cook (1911)
"... is well to plant these late-growing things in front of such examples as become unsightly after their blooming season is past, such as the lyre flower, ..."
6. Old Time Gardens, Newly Set Forth by Alice Morse Earle (1902)
"One of its folk names is " Lyre flower"; the two wings can be bent back to form a gondola. We speak of modern flowers, meaning those which have recently ..."
7. The Numismatic Chronicle by Royal Numismatic Society (Great Britain) (1899)
"Lyre, flower, &e. CAEPIO PROCOS. Augustus Head of Emperor. Apollo. AVGVSTVS DIVI F. IMP. X ACT. Two heads jugate. Altar. ..."