polyantha

noun poly·an·tha \ ˌpä-lē-ˈan(t)-thə \

Definition of polyantha

:any of numerous dwarf hybrid roses characterized by many large clusters of small flowers

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Origin and Etymology of polyantha

New Latin, from Greek polyanthos blooming


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