Definition of 'foliage'

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French Translation of "foliage"
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They look like yellow streaks on the green foliage. Times, Sunday Times (2016)In autumn the green foliage turns blazing red. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Feed flowering plants with a higher potassium indoor plant food once a week in spring and summer, and foliage plants twice a year in spring and summer. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Remember to have foliage plants as well as flowers when you are choosing plants for summer pots. Times, Sunday Times (2008)In the dense foliage you cannot see beyond a few feet. Times, Sunday Times (2008)White flowers and feathery foliage in summer. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Summer patio pots always look better if some at least contain only lush foliage. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The dark foliage makes a bold backdrop throughout summer and turns bright red in autumn. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Larger forms make fine background with bright green summer foliage. Bloom, Adrian Winter Garden Glory (1993)This bright silver foliage is ideal for a sunny spot. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Our predecessors liked crimson and purple flowers and foliage plants. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The feathery foliage turns a dark crimson in autumn. Times, Sunday Times (2009) Lush foliage is growing behind them so it is probably spring or summer. Times, Sunday Times (2012) Dark green foliage turns reddish in autumn. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Many selections with silver or marbled foliage. Bloom, Adrian Winter Garden Glory (1993)Happily there are a lot of plants with bold foliage which will thrive in such gardens. Page, Russell The Education of a Gardener (1994)And one sees rising up out of its language almost a lush moist foliage of some retreat. Christianity Today (2000)It looks great against silver foliage or when grown in pots. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Be sure to cover garden plants so their foliage is not damaged. The Sun (2006)The dark green foliage makes a smart clipped specimen and you can buy it in all manner of shapes. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The contemporary uncluttered interiors would not look out of place in our islands despite their lack of dappled sunshine and dense foliage. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The clarity and elegance of his great white room is spiced with a tantalising vista of dense foliage outside a large picture window. Times, Sunday Times (2013)This erect perennial has deeply cut, feathery foliage. Guyton, Anita The Natural Beauty Book - cruelty-free cosmetics to make at home (1991)In the early spring, their upright tufts of light green foliage provide a background for daffodils and tulips. Eddison, Sydney A Patchwork Garden: Unexpected Pleasures from a Country Garden (1990)The foliage of this winter clematis is the most beautiful of the lot, turning a burnished bronze in the cold weather. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It has been shown that people in hospital looking out on green foliage and flowers recover faster than those who aren't. The Sun (2013)This one is an old variety with grey green foliage and white flowers; height and spread approx 40cm. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The key is to choose perennials with foliage that packs a punch and hangs on well into winter (sometimes not disappearing at all). Times, Sunday Times (2016)

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Translations for 'foliage'

British English: foliage NOUN
The leaves of a plant are referred to as its foliage.
...shrubs with grey or silver foliage.

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