Meaning and importance of ornamental plants.

Agricultural science for S.S.S 2 First Term       

Week 10

Meaning and importance of ornamental plants.

Performance objectives

Students should be able to:

  1. Explain the meaning of ornamental plants.
  2. Identify local ornamental plants.
  3. Discuss the importance of ornamental plants.


Meaning of ornamental plants.

Ornamental plants are beautiful trees or flowering plants which can be used to decorate our environments.

Ornamental plants could be trees, shrubs or flowers.

They are also planted and arranged or placed where they will thrive for a useful purpose.

The study of ornamental plants is called floriculture.

The person who grows or sells flowers is called a florist. There are different types of ornamental plants which can be.... View More

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