Definition of remontant in English:

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Pronunciation: /rəˈmänt(ə)nt/


(Of a plant) blooming or producing a crop more than once a season.
Example sentences
  • A once-blooming rose with its extended flush of blossoms may work equally as well as a remontant rose under the same conditions.
  • Repeat-bloom (remontant) irises and daylilies are available and will prolong June into fall.
  • However, continue watering remontant types as long they're actively growing.


A remontant plant.


Late 19th century: from French, literally 'coming up again', from the verb remonter.

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Syllabification: re·mon·tant

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