bedding plant

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A bedding plant is a plant which lasts for one year. It is put in a flower bed before it flowers, and is then removed when it has finished flowering.

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  • bedding plant — bedding ,plant noun count a plant, usually with flowers, that is put in the garden at the beginning of a season and thrown away at the end …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • bedding plant — ► NOUN ▪ an annual plant produced for planting in a bed in the spring …   English terms dictionary

  • bedding plant — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms bedding plant : singular bedding plant plural bedding plants a plant, usually with flowers, that is put in the garden at the beginning of a season and thrown away at the end …   English dictionary

  • bedding plant — noun an ornamental plant suitable for planting in a flowerbed • Syn: ↑bedder • Hypernyms: ↑garden plant * * * ˈbedding plant [bedding plant] noun a plant that is planted out in a garden bed, u …   Useful english dictionary

  • bedding plant — Hort. bedder. * * * Plant that is grown, usually in quantity, in pots or flats in a greenhouse or similar structure, and that is intended to be transplanted to a flower garden, hanging basket, window box, or other outdoor planter. Most bedding… …   Universalium

  • bedding plant — noun an annual plant produced for planting in a bed in the spring …   English new terms dictionary

  • plant — plantable, adj. plantless, adj. plantlike, adj. /plant, plahnt/, n. 1. any member of the kingdom Plantae, comprising multicellular organisms that typically produce their own food from inorganic matter by the process of photosynthesis and that… …   Universalium

  • bedding — n. 1 a mattress and bedclothes. 2 a litter for cattle, horses, etc. 3 a bottom layer. 4 Geol. the stratification of rocks, esp. when clearly visible. Phrases and idioms: bedding plant a plant suitable for a garden bed …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bedding — Bed Bed, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bedded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Bedding}.] 1. To place in a bed. [Obs.] Bacon. [1913 Webster] 2. To make partaker of one s bed; to cohabit with. [1913 Webster] I ll to the Tuscan wars, and never bed her. Shak. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Plant — For other uses, see Plant (disambiguation). Plants Temporal range: Early Cambrian to recent, but see text, 520–0 Ma …   Wikipedia

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