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English translation: semi-herbaceous

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Dutch term or phrase:halfheester
English translation:semi-herbaceous
Entered by: Susanne Roelands
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09:17 Dec 17, 2003
Dutch to English translations [Non-PRO]
Dutch term or phrase: halfheester
Halfheester: De stengels van de plant verhouten naarmate het seizoen vordert. In het najaar moeten de stengels bij de grond worden afgeknipt.
Susanne Roelands
Portugal
semi-herbaceous
Explanation:
-> "Another group of perennials are the semi-herbaceous bunch. These include plants like black-eyed Susans, shasta daisies, and goldenrod. These perennials shoot up long flowering stems that die back after blooming, but the crown of basal leaves at the bottom of the plant are evergreen. To winterize these plants, cut back the dead and dying flowering stalks and leave the green leaves. The plants use these leaves to photosynthesize throughout the winter, and they also help add some much-needed color to the winter garden. "
http://www.linkup-parents.com/niteperennial.htm
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Chris Hopley
Netherlands
Local time: 17:20
Grading comment
Thank you.
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semi-herbaceous


Explanation:
-> "Another group of perennials are the semi-herbaceous bunch. These include plants like black-eyed Susans, shasta daisies, and goldenrod. These perennials shoot up long flowering stems that die back after blooming, but the crown of basal leaves at the bottom of the plant are evergreen. To winterize these plants, cut back the dead and dying flowering stalks and leave the green leaves. The plants use these leaves to photosynthesize throughout the winter, and they also help add some much-needed color to the winter garden. "
http://www.linkup-parents.com/niteperennial.htm


    Reference: http://www.linkup-parents.com/niteperennial.htm
Chris Hopley
Netherlands
Local time: 17:20
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in pair: 2117
Grading comment
Thank you.

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