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Definition of the noun astilbe

What does astilbe mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: astilbes

  1. any plant of the genus Astilbe having compound leaves and showy panicles of tiny colorful flowers
    • lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
    • more generic terms: herb / herbaceous plant = a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties
    • more specific terms:
    • member of: genus Astilbe = chiefly Asiatic perennials: spirea

Phrases with Astilbe

Phrases starting with the word Astilbe:

  1. Astilbe Aruncus
  2. Astilbe Pinnata
  3. astilbe japonica
  4. astilbe biternata
  5. Astilbe crenatiloba
  6. astilbe chinensis pumila
  7. Astilbe Decandra Crenatiloba
  8. Astilbe Thunbergii Aethusifolia

Phrases ending with the word Astilbe:

  1. dwarf astilbe
  2. genus astilbe
  3. Anchoviella Astilbe
  4. Stolephorus Astilbe
  5. Species Anchoviella Astilbe
  6. Species Stolephorus Astilbe

Other phrases containing the word Astilbe:

  1. Species Astilbe Aruncus
  2. Species Astilbe Pinnata
  3. species Astilbe crenatiloba
  4. Variety Astilbe Thunbergii Aethusifolia

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Astilbe

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Google previewNew York & New Jersey Getting Started Garden Guide (2015)

Grow the Best Flowers, Shrubs, Trees, Vines & Groundcovers by Vincent Simeone

Astilbe is a shade lover that is especially complementary when used with ferns, hosta, daylily, and other woodland plants. They are especially effective in mixed borders and along the edges of paths and can even be used in containers as long ...

Google previewJournal of the Royal Horticultural Society (1904)

Closely allied to Astilbe is the genus Rodgersia, containing four species, all of which are handsome herbaceous plants. The best known in gardens is Rodgersia podophylla, a Japanese species introduced through our collector, the late ...

Google previewSome lesser-known Japan trees and shrubs and some recently introduced trees and shrubs from Central China (1903)

by James Herbert Veitch

Closely allied to Astilbe is the genus Bodgersia, containing four species, all of which are handsome herbaceous plants. The best known in gardens is Bodgersia podophylla, a Japanese species introduced through our collector, the late ...

Google previewPerennial Gardening in Texas (2005)

by Alan Dean Franz

violets 0 Season: early summer Astilbe is a shade~loving plant that blooms in May and June. It has finely dissected green toliage topped with spikes ...

Google previewPerennials for Midwestern Gardens (2008)

Proven Plants for the Heartland by Anthony W. Kahtz

Astilbe is a perfect companion plant for hostas and ...

Google previewThe Gardeners' Monthly and Horticulturist (1887)

Astilbe is a genus of the Saxifrage family, and though this plant is very nearly a saxifrageaceous plant, it is truly a rosaceous plant, and a Spiraea. It has also been known as Hoteia Japonica. Besides its value for forcing as a cut-flower, it is an ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Vibrational Essences

fright: Aries, Astilbe, PYL, Taurus frivolous: Daylily frozen: Adjustment Over Time frantic: MHM free: Buckwheat, Leo, Sedum fresh: Aries, Childhood friction: Rus. C-mum. friendly: Rus. C-mum., Tril. friends: Tiger L.

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Plant Names (1999)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi

Astilbe Buch.-Ham. ex D. Don Saxifragaceae Origins: From the Greek a "without" and stilbe "brilliancy, brightness," referring to the individual flowers or to the leaves without shine. Astilboides Engler Saxifragaceae Origins: Resembling the ...

Google previewTaylor's Encyclopedia of Garden Plants (2003)

by Frances Tenenbaum

Astilbe 'Fanal' Aster novi-belgii Astilbe chinensis 'Pumila' Astrantia major. A. divaricatus a. dih-vair-ih-KAH-tus. White Wood Aster. Native North American species that reaches 1 to 2 feet in height and spreads as far. Produces loose clusters of ...

Google previewA Dictionary of English Names of Plants (1884)

Applied in England and Among English-speaking People to Cultivated and Wild Plants, Trees, and Shrubs by William Miller

Astilbe japonica Red- flowered. Astilbe rubra River-side. Astilbe rimlaris False-Mermaid. Floerhia proserpinacoides False-Oat. See Oat False-Parsley. JEthusa Cynapium False- Rhubarb.

Google previewCassell's Dictionary of Practical Gardening (1907)

An Illustrated Encyclopædia of Practical Horticulture for All Classes by Walter Page Wright

(See also ASTILBE and NEILLIA). Propagation—By division in the greater number of cases, by seeds, and the shrubby species by cuttings of the young wood struck under a handlight, or by the rooted suckers. SoiL—Many, especially the ...

Google previewThe Timber Press Dictionary of Plant Names (2009)

by Walter Erhardt, Allen J. Coombes

Astilbe -Astragalus 133 TR, N-Afr. - maritimus (L.) Less. □ 4 Z8 СЙ VIII-IX; Eur.: Ib , F, Ital-P, GR, Cañar.; N-Afr. - pygmaeus Coss. & Kralik □ O Z7; N-Afr., Iran, Pakist. - Seriems (L. f.) DC. = Nauplius sericeus - spinosus (L.) Cass. □ О 0 Z7; Eur.

Google previewThe Routledge Dictionary of Pronunciation for Current English (2017)

by Clive Upton, William A. Kretzschmar, Jr.

m astilbe BR o'Stilbi, -Iz AM o'Stilbi, -z astir BR o'Sto:(r) AM o'Stor Asti ...

Google previewAn illustrated Encyclopaedia of Gardening (2015)

by Walter P. Wright

Astilbe (astil-be, from a, not, and stilbe, <-- brightness, ...

Google previewNew Oxford Rhyming Dictionary (2012)

by Oxford University Press

astilbe, Philby, trilby . Dimbleby .nimby .Whitby . frisbee, Thisbe . Grimsby .renminbi .honeybee . oribi . Bobbie, bobby, Gobbi, hobby, knobby, lobby, ...

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