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noun as in plant


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The perennials are propagated by dividing the roots or by young cuttings in spring, or by seeds.

My border seeds, the sweet alyssum and lobelia, I had sense enough not to plant, and I sowed none of the perennials.

The perennials were all moved to their permanent places, the beds fertilized and trimmed.

Shrubbery can be used in connection with perennials with most satisfactory results.

Lastly there are the perennials—such birds as the sparrow and the dove, which nest at all seasons.

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On this page you'll find 34 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to perennials, such as: flower, grass, herb, seedling, shrub, and tree.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.