Definition of Geums

1. Noun. (plural of geum) ¹

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Definition of Geums

1. geum [n] - See also: geum

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Geums

getting off on
getting on
getting out
getting over
getting the axe
getting the knack
getting to
getting to the point
getting up
geums (current term)

Literary usage of Geums

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1. Mountain Wild Flowers of America: A Simple and Popular Guide to the Names by Julia W. Henshaw (1906)
"... Unattractive as is the coarse foliage of the geums, yet their primrose-tinted blossoms gleam like jewels of pale gold amidst the dark green leaves, ..."

2. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1915)
"geums are of easy culture, and are propagated by division or seed. ... A. Plumy geums: style in fr. long and plumose в. Fls. yellow. c. ..."

3. The English Rock-garden by Reginald John Farrer (1919)
"Many and bad are the bad geums, and very good the good. ... like all the red geums it does best in a rather cool place, and like the rest, it is spoiled for ..."

4. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1900)
"geums are of easy culture, and are prop, by division or seed. It is said that they hybridize ... G. rivale grows naturally in marshy places. A. Plumy geums: ..."

5. The New Gardening: A Guide to the Most Recent Developments in the Culture of by Walter Page Wright (1913)
"... of which flower-gardeners have gladly tolerated a somewhat straggly habit. Truth to tell, there are few hardy plants which give the hues of the geums. ..."

6. An Alphabetical List of the Battles of the War of the Rebellion, with Dates by John Wesley Wells (1878)
"... at Ranco, withm letters of instruction from geums. ... Severe gale in time Guilt; 31 vessels driven ashore on Sacrificios. March 7, 1947. geums. ..."

7. Four Essays Written by Students at Wisley, 1913 by Horticultural Society of London, Alexander Dickson, D. E. Nicholson, G. Fox Wilson (1913)
"A really beautiful and recent addition to this class of geums, growing up to 3 feet in ... The majority, if not all geums, come practically true from seed, ..."

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