Nearly twenty years ago, and the faint scent of the gardenia Florida remains in my nostrils!
The fellow is to wear a white top hat, and a gardenia in his buttonhole.
The scent of the gardenia was strong in her little bedroom, and pleasant to her.
Tearing the gardenia from her breast, she flung it on to his upturned face.
A daisy in the grass bored him; a gardenia emitting its strangely unreal perfume on a dung heap brought all his powers into play.
An orchid, a gardenia, even a hyacinth, was never to be seen in the little house.
If you are satisfied with that, wear a gardenia in your coat to-night at the Frangipani dance.
They placed upon her garlands of the fragrant na-u (gardenia).
He was like the anarchist with a gardenia in his buttonhole who figures in the higher melodrama.
The extra whiteness showed even on her gardenia skin, and her great eyes gleamed sullenly from beneath her lowering brows of ink.
1757, Modern Latin, named for Scottish-born American naturalist Dr. Alexander Garden (1730-1791), Vice President of the Royal Society.