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herbaceous border

Definition of herbaceous border

  1. :  a garden of flowering plants that die in the autumn and grow again in the spring



Word by Word Definitions

herbaceousplay
  1. :  of, relating to, or having the characteristics of an herb

    :  having little or no woody tissue and persisting usually for a single growing season

    :  having the texture, color, or appearance of a leaf

borderplay
  1. :  an outer part or edge

    :  an ornamental design at the edge of a fabric or rug

    :  a narrow bed of planted ground along the edge of a lawn or walk

  1. :  to put a border on

    :  to touch at the edge or boundary :  bound

    :  to lie on the border


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