A plant or tree grown for its attractive appearance
any plant grown for its beauty or ornamental value
cosmetic: serving an esthetic rather than a useful purpose; "cosmetic fenders on cars"; "the buildings were utilitarian rather than decorative"
(ornamentally) in an ornamental, nonfunctional manner
Ornamental were a musical collaboration between Rose McDowell (of Strawberry Switchblade) and Einar Örn Benediktsson (of The Sugarcubes.) Their biggest hit in the U.S. was Crystal Nights.
decorative objects or designs added as an embellishment on another object, beyond function
A garden plant selected for the beauty of its foliage, berries, or blossoms.
plants grown for decorative purposes, usually garden plants.
a non-native, intentionally planted tree.
A plant that is grown for visual display.
A decorative design or artwork element used when engraving or lettering awards, gifts, etc., to add interest, to emphasize and to balance a layout.
A plant or group of plants that are grown for their foliage or flower.
I like Sweet Woodruff as a general garden ornament because it’s simple, but pretty, and goes with all sorts of colored flowers well. Since it’s only about 12 inches, you can use it as a ground cover too, and other flowers look cool popping out of a nice bunch of Woodruff. ...
A plant, such as the Saucer Magnolia, that is grown strictly for its foliage or flower rather than for food or any other economic use.
Plants grown for aesthetics, not consumption or economic use.
In areas with a suitable climate and soils, Florida fishpoison tree makes a hardy, medium-sized shade tree with attractive seasonal flowers. It is ideal for yards and along fence rows.^ The species is shade intolerant, requiring full sunlight for maximum development.