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(Botany) botany (of a plant) producing large flowers


(ˌgræn dəˈflɔr ə, -ˈfloʊr ə)

n., pl. -ras.
any of several plant varieties or hybrids characterized by large showy flowers, as certain long-stemmed roses.
[1900–05; < New Latin, a specific epithet frequent in the names of such flowers; see grand, -i-, flora]
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In addition to a hybrid rose created and named by Mallory for Mable Ringling, the garden contains almost 1,200 plants including eight tree roses, 36 grandifloras, 64 shrubs, 73 old garden roses, 204 floribundas, 246 hybrid teas and 506 miniature roses.
All are American Rose Selections which test hybrid teas, grandiflora, floribunda, shrub, landscape and climbers.
AADRIENNE SAYS: The old fashioned, small-flowered Grandifloras have the very strongest scents.
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Grandifloras. 'Limbo Violet', Storm series, Use them to edge They bear the and Ultra series ('Ultra Blue beds, tuck them in largest blooms Star' is shown).
There are large-flowered Grandifloras, multi-headed Multifloras, coloured and frilled-edged Picotees, trailers for pots, boxes and hanging baskets, and even frilly double-flowered forms.
Gladioli are old favourites and breeders have produced scores of superb hybrids, from the small-flowered Primul-inas to the stately Grandifloras.
To determine which roses are most resistant overall, we focused on the popular floribundas, hybrid teas, and grandifloras, then surveyed curators of public rose gardens and more than 300 members of the American Rose Society around the West (we thank the participants for their generous responses).
Starting in early May, rows of blossoms streak the fields near the town of Wasco: 4,000 acres of hybrid teas, floribundas, tree roses, and grandifloras paint the land with fiery reds, fragile pinks, electric yellows, and purplish reds so deep they almost look black.
Grandifloras are similar to hybrid teasbut usually develop into larger plants and produce flowers in clusters.
Grandifloras are similar to hybrid teas but produce large flowers in clusters.
At right, we list the major nurseries that offer a wide variety of hybrid teas, along with some floribundas, grandifloras, miniatures, and old roses.