Definition of helianthemum in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌhēlēˈanTHəməm/


A rockrose of the genus Helianthemum.
Example sentences
  • They also created a rock garden of local sandstone planted up with helianthemums and dwarf shrubs.
  • Today the gardens are rich in helianthemums, dwarf shrubs, rare magnolias and hybrid rhododendrons.
  • I never thought of using helianthemums as cascaders but sounds like a great idea for shorter cascades.


Modern Latin, from Greek hēlios 'sun' + anthemon 'flower' (because the flowers open in sunlight).

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Syllabification: he·li·an·the·mum

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