variegated foliage

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13:28 Nov 26, 2008
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Science - Botany
Additional field(s): Agriculture
English term or phrase: variegated foliage
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Leaves that are not solid green in color. Most variegated plants have green and white leaves although some will have yellow and green.

Example sentence(s):
  • Highly variegated foliage emerges in early spring with masses of pink-tipped green and white leaves topped with a carpet of sweet purple flowers. Summer Hill Seeds
  • Archangel or Yellow Archangel is perfect as a groundcover planting for partial to full shade. And the variegated foliage looks wonderful with the hooded yellow flowers it bears for a short time in spring.
  • "Tricolor" beech trees (Fagus sylvatica 'Roseomarginata' or Fagus sylvatica 'Purpurea Tricolor') bear an exquisite variegated foliage throughout the growing season.
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4 +1斑葉
Gertrude Tsau

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Example sentence(s):
  • 斑葉鵝掌藤是鵝掌藤的近親,特性也和鵝掌藤相近。 - 桃園文化國民小學  
  • 斑葉品種的常春藤需要較多的陽光,如此葉面的斑紋才會更加美觀吸引人的目光。 - 三民花園  
  • 繁殖九重葛一般採用插枝法,於每年的春季進行。重苞品種因為發根率較低,故改用高壓法繁殖。近年來常有同一株上具有綠葉和斑葉以及不同的苞色出現,那是以「嫁接法」或「靠接法」變出來的嵌合體喔!單靠靈活運用園藝技術的巧思,就能增添萬分九重葛的豐采。 - 台灣大百科  
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