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Synonyms for bulblike

shaped like a bulb

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Bulbous Bluegrass--Poa bulbosa, family Gramineae; a perennial grass with a bulblike growth; occasionally found in pastures.
This plant grows from a corm, a bulblike structure more commonly associated with gladiolus.
Yet like buried treasures, summer-flowering bulbs and bulblike plants yield rewards to gardeners willing to give them the extra care they need to flourish from one year to the next.
It develops from rhizomes, bulblike underground structures that cause it to clump and expand in girth without much human assistance.
Late in the month, plant summer-flowering bulbs and bulblike plants, including calla, dahlia, gladiolus, and Mexican shell flower (Tigridia).
Crocosmia - in the manner of gladiolus, another summer-blooming perennial - grows from corms, which are bulblike underground stems that propagate themselves vegetatively.
One quick way to double - or even quadruple - the number of perennial plants in your garden at no expense is to divide overgrown and crowded clumping perennials and bulblike plants.
Fall/winter-flowering cyclamen are actually a perennial grown from tubers, a bulblike structure that has a swollen underground stem with growth points all over it that makes it look sort of like a potato.
Speaking of bulbs - they actually proliferate by means of bulblike underground stems known as rhizomes - a query on the care of Cannas was sent via e-mail by Evelyn Campbell, who recently uprooted herself from Texas and moved to Granada Hills.
Late in the month, plant bulbs and bulblike plants, including calla, dahlia, gladiolus, and tigridia.
Unique among our garden sages, Salvia uglinosa propagates itself by means of rhizomes, fleshy underground bulblike structures.
August is the month to order or plantbulbs and bulblike plants.
It has a pale green feathery top and large bulblike base.
In a similar way, the landscape designer looks at the elephant's ear and sees magnificent triangular foliage, while the cook dreams up countless recipes for the corms - edible, underground bulblike structures - to which those unwieldy leaves are attached.
Yet there are many bulbs, or bulblike plants, that can be planted now and will continue to flower for several months, if not throughout the year.