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Both the double _R. acris_ and _repens_ are profuse flowerers, but _R. bulbosus_ is not so; it, however, bears much larger flowers than either of the others, and on this account is named _R. speciosus_.
Scientific American Supplement, No. 358, November 11, 1882 Various
Lastly, many hybrids are profuse and persistent flowerers, whilst other and more sterile hybrids produce few flowers, and are weak, miserable dwarfs; exactly similar cases occur with the illegitimate offspring of various dimorphic and trimorphic plants.
The larch was shedding its leaves, which turn red before they fall; but the annual vegetation was much behind that at 14,000 feet, and so many late flowerers, such as _Umbelliferae_ and _Compositae, _ had come into blossom, that the place still looked gay and green: the blue climbing gentian (_Crawfurdia_) now adorned the bushes; this plant would be a great acquisition in English gardens.
All the flowers in the Cordilleras appear to be autumnal flowerers -- they were all in blow and seed, many of them very pretty.
More Letters of Charles Darwin — Volume 1 Charles Darwin 1845
With an extra hour's daylight, spring's early flowerers can't wait to start showing off
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