One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
(of a plant) blooming or producing a crop more than once a season.‘remontant roses’
- ‘A once-blooming rose with its extended flush of blossoms may work equally as well as a remontant rose under the same conditions.’
- ‘Repeat-bloom (remontant) irises and daylilies are available and will prolong June into fall.’
- ‘However, continue watering remontant types as long they're actively growing.’
A remontant plant.
Late 19th century: from French, literally ‘coming up again’, from the verb remonter.
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