Definition of 'deciduous'
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It will be happy in the dry shade under deciduous trees and prefers a shady spot. Times, Sunday Times (2016)These and other early woodland flowers thrive in dense deciduous woodland. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Cedar trees are coming into their own as the deciduous trees around them lose their leaves. Times, Sunday Times (2008)These deciduous shrubs have long since escaped from gardens and naturalised in the least hospitable places. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Mixed deciduous woodland on the chalk with orchids. A Guide to Britain's Conservation Heritage (1991)Both trees are deciduous and so will not restrict the light during the winter. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The foliage of this deciduous shrub blazes scarlet in the autumn. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Autumn is when deciduous small trees and shrubs really earn their keep. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Grow them in shady spots under deciduous shrubs or trees to brighten up the garden when it is bare. Times, Sunday Times (2012) Plant native deciduous trees and shrubs. Times, Sunday Times (2013)And this means that lazy gardeners have been given extra time to transplant deciduous trees and shrubs since they are still dormant. The Sun (2006)Chalk grassland, scrub and mixed deciduous woodland. A Guide to Britain's Conservation Heritage (1991)The thin leaves of deciduous trees and herbs would be scorched, so they were not evolved. EXTINCTION: Evolution and the End of Man (2002)A small deciduous tree with white flowers that fade to pink. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Now the conifers are being felled and replaced by deciduous woodland, but woodland birds and butterflies have not yet arrived. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Mixed deciduous woodland, scrub, limestone grassland. A Guide to Britain's Conservation Heritage (1991)It can be found in deciduous or mixed woodland, hedges, gardens and parks. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Chalk grassland, scrub, and deciduous woodland with box and yew. A Guide to Britain's Conservation Heritage (1991)Take a note of deciduous plants, which colour up well in your area, and plant a good one in your garden. The Sun (2010)Of course, they were all mixed up with other conifers and deciduous flowering plants, but they were often the dominant group. EXTINCTION: Evolution and the End of Man (2002)A useful bushy deciduous shrub reaching 3m, it grows in sun or dappled shade. Times, Sunday Times (2013)As temperatures plummet, our deciduous herbaceous plants die back and it's always tempting to get out into the garden to tidy things up. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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