sheep plant


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Noun1.sheep plant - perennial prostrate mat-forming herb with hoary woolly foliagesheep plant - perennial prostrate mat-forming herb with hoary woolly foliage
genus Raoulia, Raoulia - genus of low-growing mat-forming New Zealand plants; in some classifications includes species placed in genus Haastia
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
2.sheep plant - cushion-forming New Zealand herb having leaves densely covered with tawny hairs
genus Haastia, Haastia - genus of New Zealand mat-forming herbs or subshrubs: vegetable sheep
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
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I love this novelty Sheep Plant Holder which can be planted up with small evergreens for a topiary effect, bright summer bedding for a funky look, marguerites (as shown) which will provide a kind of flowery woolly effect or even cut-and-come-again lettuce so every time he's sheared, you get a meal!
Lying in clumps a metre or two in diameter amongst rocks and scree, they vividly justify their popular names: vegetable sheep and sheep plant. On first encountering Haaslia and Raoulia, Victorian naturalists responded with a characteristic blend of astonishment, calculation and disdain.