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perennials

See definition of perennials on Dictionary.com
  • as inplant
  • as inflower

synonyms for perennials

  • flower
  • grass
  • herb
  • seedling
  • shrub
  • tree
  • vine
  • weed
  • annual
  • biennial
  • bush
  • creeper
  • cutting
  • greenery
  • perennial
  • shoot
  • slip
  • sprout
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How to use perennials in a sentence

The perennials are propagated by dividing the roots or by young cuttings in spring, or by seeds.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 5, SLICE 2VARIOUS
My border seeds, the sweet alyssum and lobelia, I had sense enough not to plant, and I sowed none of the perennials.
THE IDYL OF TWIN FIRESWALTER PRICHARD EATON
The perennials were all moved to their permanent places, the beds fertilized and trimmed.
THE IDYL OF TWIN FIRESWALTER PRICHARD EATON
Shrubbery can be used in connection with perennials with most satisfactory results.
AMATEUR GARDENCRAFTEBEN E. REXFORD
Lastly there are the perennials—such birds as the sparrow and the dove, which nest at all seasons.
A BIRD CALENDAR FOR NORTHERN INDIADOUGLAS DEWAR
Annual flowers possess a great advantage over perennials in the fact that they appeal strongly to the desire for experiment.
THE PRACTICAL GARDEN-BOOKC. E. HUNN
As with most annual-blooming perennials, best results are to be expected with year-old or 2-year-old plants.
THE PRACTICAL GARDEN-BOOKC. E. HUNN
This little book is only meant to tell briefly of a few shrubs, hardy perennials, biennials and annuals of simple culture.
A WOMAN'S HARDY GARDENHELENA RUTHERFURD ELY
Perennials start early in the spring, and it is a pity, when they are once started, to disturb them.
A WOMAN'S HARDY GARDENHELENA RUTHERFURD ELY
She said something not long ago that I made into a little verse, about annuals, biennials, and perennials.
A LITTLE GARDEN CALENDAR FOR BOYS AND GIRLSALBERT BIGELOW PAINE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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