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Bearing flowers, especially in abundance.

[From Latin flōrifer, bearing flowers : flōs, flōr-, flower; see flower + -fer, -fer.]

flo·rif′er·ous·ness n.


the quality of being floriferous
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I once had a wooden arch supporting a Laburnum, the racemes hanging like a golden curtain from late May to early June until the floriferousness was buried beneath a disproportionate amount of foliage.
Viola Glenholme, raised by Elizabeth, is an extremely promising new strain, which she says is the best yellow viola she has come across in terms of vigour and floriferousness.
I, of course, was less interested in floriferousness than in, um, big juicy pods.
It might not be especially floriferousness in our cool temperate gardens but every almond-scented blossom it worthy of close inspection.