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grandiflora

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noun gran·di·flo·ra \ˌgran-də-ˈflȯr-ə\

Definition of grandiflora

  1. :  a bush rose derived from crosses of floribunda and hybrid tea roses and characterized by production of blooms both singly and in clusters on the same plant



Origin of grandiflora

New Latin, from Latin grandis great + flor-, flos flower — more at blow


First Known Use: 1944


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