herbaceous herbaceous  /ər ˈbeɪ ʃəs/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) characteristic of a nonwoody herb or plant part

Usage(s):

  1. Then one girl missed herbaceous.
  2. Passions are expended in the composition of herbaceous borders, the concoction of raspberry tarts and the preparation of potions of cocoa laced with rum and chocolate shavings.
  3. By day armed guards patrolled the herbaceous borders.

News

  • Garden Solutions

    June is National Perennial Gardening Month. Perennials are herbaceous plants that die back to the ground in the winter but return year after year to dazzle us with color.
    on June 5, 2013     Source: The Missourian

Quotes

  1. As perennial plant guru Allan Armitage wrote in his treatise on herbaceous plants, "Herbaceous Perennial Plants" (Stipes Press, $57), there are few places in North America where these plants will grow, and Michigan is not one of them.
    on May 30, 2008 By: Allan Armitage Source: DetNews.com

  2. "What I had in mind was the walled gardens one sees in England, where there are exuberant herbaceous borders spilling onto the paths," says George.
    on Jul 19, 2009 By: Elizabeth George Source: Seattle Times

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