bridal wreath


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bridal wreath

or bri·dal-wreath (brīd′l-rēth)
n.
Any of various shrubs of the genus Spiraea, such as S. prunifolia, having arching branches covered with small white flowers.

bridal wreath

n
(Plants) any of several N temperate rosaceous shrubs of the genus Spiraea, esp S. prunifolia, cultivated for their sprays of small white flowers

brid′al wreath`


n.
a cultivated shrub, Spiraea prunifolia, of the rose family, having sprays of small white flowers.
[1885–90]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bridal wreath - Chilean evergreen shrub having delicate spikes of small white flowersbridal wreath - Chilean evergreen shrub having delicate spikes of small white flowers
Francoa, genus Francoa - perennial evergreen herbs with white or pink flowers; Chile
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
2.bridal wreath - shrub having copious small white flowers in spring
spiraea, spirea - any rosaceous plant of the genus Spiraea; has sprays of small white or pink flowers
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When I was a kid, it was known as Bridal Wreath. I see where it got that name.
The decorations for the party began at the front door, which was adorned with a white bridal wreath holding a nosegay of white spray roses and a blush rose along with sprigs of rosemary.
Spiraea Arguta JUSTIFIABLY popular, this deciduous shrub bursts into clusters of flowers along arching stems, earning its common name of Bridal Wreath. It's reliably gorgeous at this time of year and easy to grow on most soils - just remember to clip back stems after flowering to ensure a great display every year.
Spiraea Arguta - justifiably popular, this deciduous shrub bursts into clusters of flowers along arching stems, earning its common name of Bridal Wreath. It's reliably gorgeous at this time of year and easy to grow on most soils - just remember to clip back stems after flowering to ensure a great display every year.
For example spiraea nipponica (bridal wreath) and chaenomeles japonica (flowering quince) both hail from Japan, whereas wisteria sinensis and camellia sinensis (the tea plant) come from China.
WHITE FLOWERING SHRUBS Choose sturdy, old-fashioned bridal wreath spirea (Spiraea) and fragrant mock orange (Philadelphus) for a romantic, blowsy white garden.
"Spring-flowering shrubs such as lilacs, bridal wreath spirea, forsythia, and the summer-blooming blue and pink hydrangeas bloom on old wood," explains Myers.