Astilbe meaning

ə-stĭl'bē
Any of various perennial plants of the genus Astilbe native chiefly to East Asia, having compound basal leaves and widely cultivated for their plumelike panicles of small colorful flowers.
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Any of a genus (Astilbe) of herbaceous, perennial plants of the saxifrage family, usually having spikes of white, pink, or red flowers.
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A species, subspecies, cultivar, or specimen of the genus Astilbe.
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Origin of astilbe

  • New Latin Astilbē genus name a– Greek stilbos glittering
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition