(Of a plant) having newly formed buds: pale pink flowers which are of deeper colour in bud
More example sentences
- 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.
Definition of in bud in:
- The US English dictionary