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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A valuable characteristic in which a plant blooms at its normal period and then, after a period of rest, produces a second set of flowers. Rebloom in the south may yield a third and even a fourth bloom sequence. In northern climates, the second set of blooms is usually smaller than the first.
The term used to describe how the tips of some flower petals curl under.
A specialized slender or swollen stem with branching close to the soil surface. It produces roots, stems, leaves and flowers, along its length and at its apex.
Example:Acorus, Bearded Iris