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A leaf that has a very long tapering point. It's sometimes referred to as awl shaped.
A term used when sepals and petals are indistinguishable from one another, because they are similar in size, shape and colour.
A leaf that's shaped like the point of a spear, with broad, pointed lobes at the base on either side of the leaf stalk or stem.
A leaf divided into many lobes of the same shape, which usually emanate from one point at the end of a leaf stalk or petiole.
A leaf that's shaped like an arrowhead, so has a distinct pointed tip. It also has pointed lobes, which extend either side of the point of attachment to the petiole or leaf stalk.
This heart-shaped frame will create instant impact for Valentine's day without breaking the bank. You can make your topiary frame with a metal coat hanger, a cane and some garden wire. Ivy plantTerracotta potWire coat hangerThin garden wire25cm
Shape box topiary Clipped box topiary adds style, elegance and fun to the garden. It can be grown as individual trained geometric shapes and standard specimens in borders or large pots, as well as dwarf hedges or edgings. To keep topiary in shape
Topiary in the garden needn't be expensive. You can easily grow and train your own plant sculpture from scratch. The process takes a few years, but you'll have all the satisfaction of seeing your creation take shape, at a fraction of the price
Made from recycled glass jars, frosted with spray, these pretty garden lanterns are a cheap and easy way to give your garden a magical feel. Keep the design as simple as possible as this makes it easier to cut out the design and to remove
Nesting female bees cut out immediately obvious elliptical shapes from the edges of a leaf to make their cells for laying eggs. Since one female might need 20 or so cells, that's a lot of leaf cutting, particularly when the bee keeps returning