Geophyte \jee-uh-fahyt\ A perennial plant which is able to overwinter by means of an underground storage organ such as a bulb, rhizome or corm, for example bluebells.
Actinomorphic \ˌak ti-nō-ˈmȯr-fik\ A flower symmetry term, actinomorphic flowers are also known as radially symmetrical, for example buttercups and dandelions.
Variegated /ˈvɛːrɪgeɪtɪd/ A term used to describe differences in colouration of leaves, stems and sometimes in flowers. Variegation is usually a combination of green, yellow and white and is the result of some cells having less green pigment (chlorophyll). With less chlorophyll they are less vigouress and do not cope well with shade or semi-shade.…
Unisexual /juːnɪˈsɛksjʊəl,-ʃʊəl/ A botanical term used to describe plants that produce flowers of one sex only, for example Poplar.
Tines /tʌɪn/ A term that refers to the individual prongs of garden tools such as forks, rakes and aerators. In the case of lawn aerators the tines may be hollow so they remove a core of soil.
November headcount… RUDBECKIA ZINNIA OX-EYE DAISY HYDRANGEA FUCHSIA ACHILLEA HARDY GERANIUM CYCLAMEN KNIPHOFIA What’s flowering in your garden in November?