Definition of deutzia in English:

deutzia

Line breaks: deut|zia
Pronunciation: /ˈdjuːtsɪə
 
, ˈdɔɪt-/

noun

  • An ornamental shrub with white or pinkish flowers, native to Asia and Central America.
    • Genus Deutzia, family Hydrangeaceae
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    • Spring-flowering shrubs include such popular plants as forsythia, deutzia, lilac, viburnum, mock-orange and spirea.
    • These include viburnums, forsythia, spiraea, osmanthus, deutzia, weigela and similar plants.
    • We have now reached the later days of May, and the deutzias should be planted out in the open ground.

Origin

modern Latin, named after Johann van der Deutz, 18th-century Dutch patron of botany.

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