noun. a tuberous Mexican herb having grasslike leaves and cultivated for its spikes of highly fragrant lily-like waxy white flowers.
- genus Polianthes
- Polianthes tuberosa
Example sentences of the word tuberose
Break the tuberose bulb apart with your trowel or use a sharp knife to cut it apart.
2. Noun, singular or mass
Dig around the tuberose bulb, taking care not to cut into with your trowel.
Hardy in USDA zones 8 through 10, tuberose bulbs can be dug and carefully stored over winter in cooler climates and then replanted in the spring.
4. Verb, base form
Unlike true bulbs, tuberose bulbs are root sections that store nutrients much as bulbs do but do not have the all the plants parts stored inside like bulbs.