tuberose

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  • (noun): A tuberous perennial Mexican herb (Polianthes tuberosa) having grasslike leaves and cultivated for its highly fragrant white flowers.
  • (adjective): Variant of tuberous.

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  • (noun): a tuberous Mexican herb having grasslike leaves and cultivated for its spikes of highly fragrant lily-like waxy white flowers

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  • The tuberose is a blond European import, sold to the harem by the pirates... to Sultan Aoud she is exotic, alluring and irresistible...

  • The tuberose is a strong feeder, and loves warmth, plenty of water while growing, and a deep, rich, and well-drained soil.

  • Encouraged by her mentor, whom she simply calls “Estee,” Aerin recounts tinkering with the tiny vials, learning for the first time to decipher notes such as tuberose and gardenia, which would later become some of her favorite scents.

  • She held out a bouquet of basil and a long stem of tuberose, an unusual but successful combination; to this day those scents immediately transport me into the past.

  • I bought the Floral kit since I love anything with white flowers -- tuberose, gardenia and jasmine.

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