elephant ears


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elephant ears

Metal discs on the outside of a missile or rocket. The elephant ears on the rocket need to be repaired.
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For example, elephant ears can tolerate growing in standing water, so they grow out from the banks and shoot up their stems, which collect sediment close to the bank, narrowing the stream, and keep growing out farther unless you dredge them.
While I thought this was the ultimate, I then saw it in late spring with compact Electric Orange SunPatiens and in summer with tropical elephant ears and others with rusty orange coleus, sporting margins that echoed Everillos' brilliance.
Before the operations I thought I might get elephant ears or mouse ears," said Keiran from Hertfordshire, "But I've got my mum's ears, and they're great
The actor has shocked his co-star Nina Dobrev, who portrays Elena in the CW TV series, with a naked practical joke using elephant ears while filming Season 3.
Ask Oregonians about the Oregon State Fair and they'll wax rhapsodic about carnival rides, concerts, livestock exhibitions, craft competitions and gloriously greasy food, from elephant ears to corn dogs.
Mary Roy's Sterling garden blooms with the beauty and color of primroses, daffodils, tiger lilies, coneflowers and elephant ears, to name just a few.
GIVE borders a boost by covering bare soil with coloured evergreens such as bronze-leaved bergenia or elephant ears and the gold-variegated varieties of euonymus, which take on rich reddish tones as the temperature drops.
Other foliage plants to consider would include the Alocasias/Colocasias, sometimes referred to as elephant ears, notable for dark purple, nearly black-leafed types, as well as gigantic green ones whose leaves can grow several feet in length.
While these are small-scale coverers, another group of larger plants will make clumps that very quickly join together Alchemilla mollis, the Geraniums endressi and magnificum, Brunnera macophylla, Pulmonaria and Elephant Ears (Bergenia).
He pretends rage over my reference to his elephant ears.
At Costa Rica's Costa Flores, the world's largest tropical flower farm, giant elephant ears brush up against brightly colored Deep Throats and Big Wet Kisses, while hummingbirds and Jesus Christ lizards dart about.
To give elephant ears their prominent angle, separate cardboard layers along 21/2 -inch side to make 1/4 -inch tabs; fold tabs open and glue to hat
It's the rare person who attends every day of the fair - after all, the human constitution can stand only so many hot dogs, elephant ears, cotton candies and kiddy rides.
Over 80 vendors will be selling any imagined craft from handmade mailboxes, precious jewelry, hand painted pictures, knitted items, and homemade delicacies in Mason jars to several food vendors selling all your favorites - elephant ears, bloomin' onions, fried pickles, seafood, hot dogs, sausage, hamburgers, all kinds of BBQ, kettle corn and fried Twinkies.
Spider plants, English ivy and heartleaf philodendrons are other old favourites, and elephant ears are a sound bet.