noun, plural pol·y·an·thus·es.
Examples from the Web for polyanthus
Thought at first it was a new development of the polyanthus.
Things of home too dear to leave behind them, they brought with them their favourite flowers, the tulip and the polyanthus.Lancashire|Leo H. (Leo Hartley) Grindon
I think of a polyanthus, and I say, 'Who will first touch a poly?'Little Folks (July 1884)|Various
Asleep with the polyanthus held fast in its hand, its bells dropping over the rosy face.Anima Poet|Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Polyanthus is my freedman and he has done well in giving you passage, for he is aware of my interest in your people.Snnica|Vicente Blasco Ibez