ADJ. beautiful, exquisite, perfect a tree with exquisite blooms | fragrant | exotic
VERB + BLOOM bear, have, produce | burst into, come into The spring flowers have come into bloom.
BLOOM + VERB appear The small white blooms appear in May. | fade The blooms have started to fade now.
PREP. in ~ banks of rhododendrons in bloom
PHRASES in full bloom The roses are now in full bloom.