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Origin of "love lies bleeding"

Posted by 3saintjoan7 on January 25, 2003

In Reply to: Origin of "love lies bleeding" posted by Bob on January 12, 2003

: : Not the herb, not the Elton John song-

: : Anyone got any ideas?

: : Many thanks-

: see
: It's an annual with a name derived from its appearance, with red flowers flowing down to the ground.. Question: is love an annual, or a perennial?