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definitions - 2/9/2015
Jim & Dottii Becker
biennial - plants that tend to bloom and then die in their second season.
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deciduous - plants that keep their woody stems throughout the year, but shed their leaves once a year, usually in the fall.
evergreen - plants that keep their leaves throughout the year.
herbaceous - plants that die back to the ground each winter and then regrow new stems and leaves the following growing season.
perennial - a plant that lives for more than two seasons. All of the plants in our catalog are perennials, with the exception of a couple of biennials.
woody - plants that keep hard, above-ground stems throughout the year. May be deciduous or evergreen.