Definition of remontant in English:

remontant

Pronunciation /rəˈmänt(ə)nt/ /rəˈmɑnt(ə)nt/

adjective

  • (of a plant) blooming or producing a crop more than once a season.

    ‘remontant roses’
    • ‘A once-blooming rose with its extended flush of blossoms may work equally as well as a remontant rose under the same conditions.’
    • ‘Repeat-bloom (remontant) irises and daylilies are available and will prolong June into fall.’
    • ‘However, continue watering remontant types as long they're actively growing.’

noun

  • A remontant plant.

Origin

Late 19th century from French, literally ‘coming up again’, from the verb remonter.