Sentence Examples

  • They are herbaceous perennials, generally with hairy serrated leaves and handsome flowers.
  • In perennials the stem shows a regular increase in thickness each year by the addition of a new ring of wood outside the old one - for details of structure see Plants: Anatomy.
  • The plants are hardy herbaceous perennials with narrow tufted radical leaves and an elongated stem bearing a handsome spike of white or yellow flowers.
  • The selection of suitable alpines, perennials and shrubs and trees also necessitates considerable knowledge on the part of the gardener.
  • Some deep-rooting perennials do not spread much at the surface, and only require refreshing from time to time by top-dressings.

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