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bedding plant

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Definition of bedding plant in English:

noun

A plant set into a garden bed or container when it is about to bloom, typically an annual used for display and discarded at the end of the season.
Example sentences
  • Use as a bedding plant, container plant, in a mixed border or butterfly garden.
  • The most popular plants to grow are annual bedding plants, which produce all of their flowers in one season, and are considered to be the gardener's favorite.
  • There will be a large selection perennials, bedding plants, pot plants, shrubs, trees, heathers, containers and planters.

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