a lonely little petunia in an onion patch

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a lonely little petunia in an onion patch

One who is out of place among those one finds unpleasant, uncouth, or overly aggressive. Taken from a 1946 song of the same name by Johnny Kimano, Billy Faber, and Maurie Hartmann. I'm feeling really uncomfortable in this rowdy sports bar, like a lonely little petunia in an onion patch.
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If people want to call me Petunia they can, it doesn't matter," he said cryptically during a recent phone call.
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It's the first black petunia anywhere in the world," the Daily Mail quoted Stuart Lowen, from Ball Colegrave in Banbury as saying.
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