Used in two ways:

  1. To describe texture for “a flower with a velvet-like suface, or
  2. In reference to color for “a flower with another color over the basic color.”

Also see: Dusting, Wash. All three terms are somewhat interchangeable.

Photo: Tim Fehr, used with permission. Cultivar: ‘Matt’ (Harris, H ’82)

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