1. [ noun ] (botany) herb with grayish leaves found along the east coast of North America; used as an ornamental plant
Synonyms: old_woman Artemisia_stelleriana beach_wormwood
Related terms: wormwood genus_Artemisia
2. [ noun ] (botany) a plant having leaves and stems covered with down that resembles dust
Synonyms: Centaurea_gymnocarpa Centaurea_cineraria
Related terms: centaury
3. [ noun ] (botany) stiff much-branched perennial of the Mediterranean region having very white woolly stems and leaves; sometimes placed in genus Cineraria
Synonyms: Cineraria_maritima Senecio_cineraria
Related terms: shrub Senecio
4. [ noun ] (botany) shrubby perennial of the Canary Islands having white flowers and leaves and hairy stems covered with dustlike down; sometimes placed in genus Chrysanthemum
Synonyms: silverlace Tanacetum_ptarmiciflorum Chrysanthemum_ptarmiciflorum silver_lace silver-lace
Related terms: composite Tanacetum
5. [ noun ] (botany) an old cottage garden plant of southeastern Europe widely cultivated for its attractive white woolly foliage and showy crimson flowers
Synonyms: rose_campion gardener's_delight Lychnis_coronaria mullein_pink
Related terms: lychnis