Definition of Shamrock pea
1. Noun. Trailing trifoliate Asiatic and African herb having cobalt blue flowers.
Generic synonyms: Herb, Herbaceous Plant
Group relationships: Genus Parochetus, Parochetus
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Literary usage of Shamrock pea
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1. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1902)
"See Dyer's "Folk-Lore of Plants." д\г jj SHAMROCK, INDIAN. Л name found in some English books for the Trillium. shamrock pea. ..."
2. A Practical Guide to Garden Plants: Containing Descriptions of the Hardiest by John Weathers (1901)
"The shamrock pea is best grown in wann sunny parts of the rockery in well-drained soil. Owing to the late period of blooming, the beautiful blue flowers are ..."
3. The New Gardening: A Guide to the Most Recent Developments in the Culture of by Walter Page Wright (1913)
"... with zoned leaves and blue flowers on 2-inch stems in summer ; there is a large variety called major. The shamrock pea is worth a place on the rockery ..."
4. Henderson's Handbook of Plants and General Horticulture by Peter Henderson (1904)
"... leaf is used indiscriminately, Trifolium fili- forme and Medicago lupulina being worn with other species in Dublin on St. Patrick's day. shamrock pea. ..."
5. The English Flower Garden and Home Grounds: Design and Arrangement Shown by by William Robinson (1907)
"... (shamrock pea}.—P. communis is a beautiful little creeping perennial with Clover-like leaves, 2 to 3 in. high, bearing in spring Pea-shaped blossoms of ..."