velvet plant


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n velvet plant Javanese foliage plant grown for their handsome velvety leaves with violet-purple hairs
    • n velvet plant any of various plants of the genus Verbascum having large usually woolly leaves and terminal spikes of yellow or white or purplish flowers
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In literature:

In front of the house stretches a velvet lawn planted here and there with firs and pretty reeds.
"Six Women and the Invasion" by Gabrielle Yerta

In news:

Seven-year apple, velvet elephant ear and sweet acacia are three excellent plants that could relieve the monotony of those every-yard-has-'em blooms.