Tag: pollination

Bloom Is Bountiful For Spring

UNITED STATES—Bloom that was delayed by the unusually wintry winter is making up for lost time. Spring bulbs, flowering cherries and deciduous magnolias were...

Fragrance Is Out Of Sight

Most flowers rely on wind for dispersion of their pollen. The remainder do what they must to attract pollinators. Of these, the majority are...

Stinky Flowers Serve Their Purpose

UNITED STATES—From a human perspective, flowers should not be stinky. They should be pretty and colorful, and perhaps delightfully fragrant. Many flowers in landscapes...

The Secret Affairs Of Pollination

UNITED STATES—There are some things about plants that we might be better off not knowing about. For instance, their idea of sex is even...

Few Flowers Have Both Color And Fragrance

UNITED STATES—More flowers bloom as winter becomes early spring than at any other time of year. For many flowers, bloom is significantly accelerated this...
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