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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #125536: Vocabulary: flowers... everywhere!
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    Vocabulary: flowers... everywhere!


    In order to fight the prevailing gloom of the moment, I've felt the urge to use bright colours, sweetness, freshness and beauty too... ["A thing of beauty is a joy forever!" (Keats)] .  I hope these varied flowers will bring you a touch of happiness! I don't know if they will, but I promise that I have enjoyed myself quite a lot!   😀 

     

    SPRING FLOWERS: 

         
                     Alliums                Primroses                Crocusses
         
            Bearded irises         Reticulate irises           Hyacinths
             
               Snowdrops         Foxgloves             Daffodils
                   Narcisses         Wallflowers          Forget-me-nots
          
                Tulips            Heather          Lily of the valley

     

    ... LOTS OF OTHER FLOWERS: 

     

                            

                  Peonies                               Hollyhocks                                     Pansies

     

    and more...

     A pansy   a marigold 
     A carnation                                  a lily 
     A rose  a rosebud 
     A rose bush   a hollyhock 
     A peony  a gladiolus=> gladioli           
     Sweet peas   a chrysanthemum
     A sunflower                                                       an orchid
     A waterlily   lilac
     A hydrangea              honeysuckle 
     A poppy   a cornflower 
     A daisy   a 'dandelion 
     A  bluebell   a periwinkle 
     A violet   a clover 

     

      : be careful, 'dandelion is stressed on the first syllable (an exception for a word with the "ion" syllable.)

     

     

                                           

                                         Poppies                                                      Cornflowers

     

    That's it!   I hope these flowers have helped you feel a little joy! I'm sure you'll pass the test brilliantly with the help of THE FORCE! 

    Thanks again for working with me!

     



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    1. In the neighbouring park, are like coloured spots sprinkled on the lawns.



    2. It's quite pleasant to watch grow out of their bulbs, and then bloom into the blue, pink or white grapes of scented flowers I love so much.



    3. The romantic poet Wordsworth wrote a very famous poem about 'a host of golden ' in the breeze!



    4. 'These little blue flowers are rightfully called ' '. No! I'm not making a mistake! That's what they're called!'



    5. In many European countries, people offer each other on May 1st as a good luck charm!



    6. are said to symbolise a happy life and a happy marriage. Their petals are said to be edible. Anyhow, they're beautiful flowers!



    7. It is said that deserve a special place in the house, just like paintings and other artworks.



    8. When you pluck the petals of a , you're playing: 'he loves me, he loves me not'.



    9. A real four leaf is very, very hard to find. Most of those we find are fakes... not THE real thing.



    10. If you want your to grow well, you should remember that they love the warm morning sun, but they dislike the heat of the afternoon.



     

        

       Sunflowers  Is your "four leaf" clover a real one, or a fake? 










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