This easy-to-use glossary will help you translate and define some of the botanical, horticultural and landscaping terms used on this site.
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LATE BLOOMING (DAYLILIES)
Having a late bloom time, typically in August.
The best garden soil, a balanced mix of humus, sand, and clay.
LUTESCENT COLOR CHANGE (Hosta)
Hostas that are lutescent lighten as the season progresses. This may mean a shift from chartreuse to yellow or a shift from dark to light green.