Definition of Astilbe

1. Noun. Any plant of the genus Astilbe having compound leaves and showy panicles of tiny colorful flowers.




Definition of Astilbe

1. Noun. A species, subspecies, cultivar, or specimen of the genus Astilbe. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Astilbe

1. an Asian perennial [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Astilbe

asthore
asthores
astigmatic
astigmatic dial
astigmatic lens
astigmatics
astigmatism
astigmatism against the rule
astigmatism of oblique pencils
astigmatism with the rule
astigmatisms
astigmatometry
astigmia
astigmias
astika
astilbe (current term)
astilbes
astipulate
astipulated
astipulates
astipulating
astipulation
astipulations
astir
astir(p)
astochastic
astomatal
astomatic
astomatous

Literary usage of Astilbe

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1. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and ...by Liberty Hyde Bailey by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1917)
"astilboides: astilbe astilboides. ... floribunda: probably astilbe astilboides floribunda. ... —*japonica; often misapplied to astilbe ..."

2. Landscape Gardening: Notes and Suggestions on Lawns and Lawn Planting by Samuel Parsons (1891)
"... is to be commended as astilbe JAPONICA. jfy a spring flower. It grows four to ^^ *»• eight inches high, bears numerous NOBLE FUMITORY. pink flowers, ..."

3. Handbook of Hardy Herbaceous and Alpine Flowers by William Sutherland (1871)
"astilbe.—Only two or three species of this genus are known to cultivation. They are elegant rather than showy plants, with handsome ..."

4. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord. Britton, Hon. Addison. Brown (1913)
"Type species: astilbe rivu- laris D. Don. 1. astilbe ... 1803. astilbe decandra D. Don, Prodr. Fl. Nepal. 211. 1825. astilbe ..."

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