- (of certain roses) blooming more than once in a season.
- a remontant rose.
Origin of remontant
1880–85; < French, present participle of remonter to remount
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Examples from the Web for remontant
This applies more particularly to the Remontant, Moss, and June roses.
If the remontant types are interspersed throughout your garden you need never, between May and October, look for a rose in vain.Making a Rose Garden
Henry H. Saylor
Were it Remontant, it would possess all the requisites of a perfect white rose.
They are probably hybrids, as they remontant, while the original species blooms but once.
I'll make your talent blossom again in your autumn days, like a remontant rose.Creditors; Pariah
- (esp of cultivated roses) flowering more than once in a single season
- a rose having such a growth
C19: from French: coming up again, from remonter; see remount
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