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Definition of woody perennial

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Definition as written by paulgrow:

The shrubs, trees or vines which do not die to the ground during winter. Compare to herbaceous perennials that die to the ground each year and send up new growth from underground buds

Also comonly referred to as woody ornamentals or woody landscape plants.

Definition as written by can2grow:

Plants that grow woody stems and are evergreen in areas where they are hardy but get killed to the ground in areas where winter\'s cold kills the stems. These plants are often grown as annuals in areas where not even the roots are hardy.

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