It is the tuberose of our gardens, but growing with great vigour and luxuriance.
No collection of garden flowers is complete without the tuberose.
tuberose, lilies of the valley, and frangipani flowers have an almost intoxicating effect on me.
And though he cannot pronounce ‘tuberose’ aright, at least he can sing of it exquisitely.
What flower can be whiter, sweeter, and more lovely than the tuberose?
The tuberose requires more heat to grow to perfection than it is usually possible to give here in the North.
The organist was playing the voluntary, and a smart young man with a tuberose in his buttonhole held up the finger of invitation.
As may be seen in the above statement the tuberose was first known as a "Jacinth" (Hyacinth) and was at that time a single flower.
The tuberose is a native of India, whence it was first brought to Europe towards the close of the sixteenth century.
Whilst the plane variety gives little if any uneasiness, the tuberose is apt to become irritated and painful.