Definition of Bessera elegans
1. Noun. Half-hardy Mexican herb cultivated for its drooping terminal umbels of showy red-and-white flowers.
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Literary usage of Bessera elegans
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1. Bulbs and Tuberous-rooted Plants: Their History, Description, Methods of by Charles Linnaeus Allen (1905)
"... the bulbs should be planted alternately with the bessera elegans (Page 42), about four inches apart each way; the effect produced by the contrast of ..."
2. Transactions of the Massachusetts Horticultural Society.: Horticultural Hall by Massachusetts Horticultural Society, W.D. Ticknor & Co, James Englebert Teschemacher (1885)
"bessera elegans. With him it barely flowered the middle of October. It was so extensively advertised by the New York florists that he thought it must do ..."
3. The Florist and Pomologist: A Pictorial Monthly Magazine of Flowers, Fruits by Robert Hogg (1883)
"BesSERA elegans.—A charming little Mexican bulbous plant, with slender graceful flower stems about a foot in height, and carrying umbels of small ..."