Definition of canary creeper in English:

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canary creeper


A South American climbing plant related to the nasturtium. It has bright yellow flowers with deeply toothed petals, which give the appearance of a small bird in flight.
  • Tropaeolium peregrinum, family Tropaeolaceae
Example sentences
  • The canary creeper is an annual or perennial climber with 5-lobed, light to grayish green leaves.
  • The canary creeper is a tolerant, fast-growing garden plant that grows easiest in full sun, in well-drained composted garden soil against a wall or fence.
  • When the clematis and roses get their heads down for autumn, canary creepers and morning glory are just putting their boots on.
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