Definition of Astilbes

1. Noun. (plural of astilbe) ¹



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Definition of Astilbes

1. astilbe [n] - See also: astilbe

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Astilbes

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
astilbes (current term)
astipulate
astipulated
astipulates
astipulating
astipulation
astipulations
astir
astir(p)
astochastic
astomatal
astomatic
astomatous
astomous

Literary usage of Astilbes

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1. The Principles of Floriculture by Edward Albert White (1915)
"astilbes are medium-sized perennial herbs. They make a dense foliage growth from compact ... astilbes are grown in large quantities for late spring sales. ..."

2. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1900)
"The astilbes are hardy plants of great merit. They are easily grown in any well-made border. They give conspicuous masses of bloom in summer. ..."

3. Gardening (1904)
"If it becomes necessary to fumigate other plants in the same house, carry the astilbes out for the time, orelse sprinkle them well and cover closely with ..."

4. Alpines and Bog-plants by Reginald John Farrer (1908)
"The astilbes have not even this faint want; they thrive anywhere in cool ... tall, airy, stately are the hybrid astilbes, Nuee Rose and Silver Sheaf—whose ..."

5. The Making of a Flower Garden by Ida Dandridge Bennett (1919)
"In semi-shaded spots in the garden the astilbes give beautiful spikes of ... These are the astilbes forced by ihe florists for Easter, and are not at all ..."

6. Journal of Horticulture, Cottage Gardener and Home Farmer (1880)
"astilbes. IN the small genus of astilbes we have a few plants that prove very serviceable under a variety of circumstances, especially because they are ..."

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