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Definition of "floriferous" [flo•rif•er•ous]

  • Bearing flowers. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "floriferous" in a sentence
  • "Tirelessly floriferous, its blooms complementing every other color in the garden."
  • "The petunias and begonias that shoppers see in big-box retailers every spring may look garden-variety to untrained eyes, but they are special breeds that survive a grueling gantlet of field tests and focus groups to weed out their less hardy or floriferous brethren."
  • "The huge King Kong is 40″ tall and red, the lucious Watermelon is suppose to be one of the most floriferous bloomeers at 27″ tall."