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in bud

Definition of in bud in English:

(Of a plant) having newly formed buds: pale pink flowers which are of deeper colour in bud
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  • During a field visit the following spring, approximately 100 plants were observed, mostly in bud, on a seasonally moist, sandy substrate with vegetation mowed on a regular basis.
  • You can buy the bulbs and pot them up or plants will be available in bud.
  • Oil is strongest when the plant is in bud but before flowers open.
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