Meaning of sun plant in English:

sun plant

noun

  • 1Any plant that grows best in full sunlight (contrasted with shade plant).

  • 2A low-growing annual herbaceous plant native to Brazil, Portulaca grandiflora, widely cultivated for its colourful bowl-shaped flowers, which open in the sun.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Proceedings of the Royal Society of London.