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bedding plant

n.
A plant that has been grown to blooming or near-blooming size before being planted in a garden for seasonal display of colorful flowers or foliage.
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bedding plant

n
(Horticulture) a plant that may be grown in a garden bed
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Noun1.bedding plant - an ornamental plant suitable for planting in a flowerbedbedding plant - an ornamental plant suitable for planting in a flowerbed
garden plant - any of a variety of plants usually grown especially in a flower or herb garden
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Translations

bedding plant

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bedding plant

npiantina da mettere a dimora
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If you have a restricted budget to fill your flower borders with bedding plants you can save yourself cash by sowing decorative annuals instead of planting expensive bedding plants that are ready to bloom.
Add a nice mix of bedding plants, flowering annuals and vegetable starts to the front of the store.
? start hardening off bedding plants but put them under cover if frost threatens ?
Pugh's has a nursery supplying locally-cultivated bedding plants which means its seasonal products are home grown.