Find another word for peaty. In this page you can discover 10 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for peaty, like: chalky, podsol, heathery, podzol, clayey, boggy, , gravelly, base-poor and gley.
Washed sand is best for all plants like heaths, which need a pure and lasting peaty compost.
Many of them also grow satisfactorily in a peaty soil if well worked, especially if they have a cool moist subsoil.
Hookeri (Chrysobactron), 2 ft., with long racemes of bright golden yellow flowers, requires cool peaty soil.
They bloom in spring, and prefer a shady situation and a peaty soil.
Hydro-xerophytes (bog xerophytes) .Plants which live in ~t, peaty soils, and which possess aeration channels and xeroiilous leaves; e.g., Cladium Mariscus, Eriophorum angustifohium, if bus Chamaemorus, and Vaccinium Vitis-Idaea.