- abloom, efflorescent, flowering - bursting into flower; "flowering spring trees"
Antonym: immature (indirect, via mature)
- blossoming, flowering, florescence, inflorescence, anthesis, efflorescence - the time and process of budding and unfolding of blossoms
--1 is a kind of growth, growing, maturation, development, ontogeny, ontogenesis
Derived form: verb flower1
- unfolding, flowering - a developmental process; "the flowering of ante-bellum culture"
--2 is a kind of development, evolution