love-lies-bleeding


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love-lies-bleed·ing

(lŭv′līz-blē′dĭng)
n.
An annual plant (Amaranthus caudatus) native to South America, having clusters of small red flowers and widely cultivated as an ornamental and for its edible seeds.

love-lies-bleeding

n
(Plants) any of several amaranthaceous plants of the genus Amaranthus, esp A. caudatus, having drooping spikes of small red flowers

love′-lies`-bleed′ing



n.
an amaranth, Amaranthus caudatus, having spikes of crimson flowers.
[1600–10]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.love-lies-bleeding - young leaves widely used as leaf vegetables; seeds used as cereal
amaranth - any of various plants of the genus Amaranthus having dense plumes of green or red flowers; often cultivated for food
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Herbs are a given, of course, but leading chefs of the day and a growing number of people espousing vegan principles publicise their favourites like Amaranthus, better known as Love-Lies-Bleeding, with leaves that apparently taste like pea pods.
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For a bit of extra sparkle, we're adding a few annuals grown in pots including love-lies-bleeding and a new blue silene called 'Blue Angel'.
Love-Lies-Bleeding. If you're a fan of Sir Elton John, you'll recognize this plant from his hit, "Funeral for a Friend," on the album Goodbye Yellow Brick Road.
Taking my cues from DeLillo, Gould, and Bach, the present essay takes a contrapuntal approach to three late works, the essay "Counterpoint" (2004), the novella The Body Artist (2000), and the play Love-Lies-Bleeding (2005).
Other varieties have long, tassel-like flowers, giving it the name love-lies-bleeding. A bird may have dropped the seed - it''s a common ingredient in food mixes.
Give plants room to grow, since sizes can range from 5 feet tall ('Hot Biscuits') to 8 feet tall (common love-lies-bleeding, shown above).
The Canadian author has written a variety of novels for young adults including fantasy in Truthsinger historical fiction in Love-Lies-Bleeding and the gripping realities of life on the streets for one teen in Theories of Relativity.
lilacs and spirea, the love-lies-bleeding and hollyhocks.
Thankfully, it looks as if our garden will never be without the dramatic plant love-lies-bleeding (Amaranthus caudatus).
DeLillo has tried his hand at the more personal stuff before: The Body Artist, which was published in early 2001, and Love-Lies-Bleeding, a play from two years ago, both turn inward, meditating on relationships and grief rather than indulging the political obsessions for which DeLillo is known.