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basket-of-gold Syllabification: bas·ket-of-gold

Entry from US English dictionary

Definition of basket-of-gold in English:


A cultivated evergreen alyssum, with gray-green leaves and numerous small yellow flowers.
  • Alyssum saxatile, family Brassicaceae
Example sentences
  • For instance, combine ‘Beauty of Apeldoorn’ tulip with basket-of-gold.
  • Avoid yellow basket-of-gold alyssum with pink tulips, and orange and flame azaleas near pink rhododendrons.
  • About eight inches in height and somewhat wider, basket-of-gold has a mat-forming growth habit.
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