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