a plant cultivated for aesthetic purposes.
A plant that is grown strictly for its foliage or flower rather than for food or any other economic use (i.e. saucer magnolia.).
Any tree or plant that is planted for its beauty. This does not mean that it has no other uses. For example, Chlorophora excelsa is often planted as an avenue tree along roadsides (in Uganda); its stately appearance in no way diminishes its usefulness for timber. Ornamentals with other uses in agroforestry are the Cassias and Senna spp.
Refers to a typically edible plant that has been hybridized to encourage its aesthetic properties alone.
a plant cultivated for its visual beauty rather than its usefulness.
any plant grown for its beauty or ornamental value
a plant variety that is grown for its beauty (in its end use), rather than commercial or other value
A garden plant selected for the beauty of its foliage, berries, or blossoms.
A plant raised for aesthetic reasons.
Something that serves as ornamentation, a plant grown for its beauty.