Definition of African daisy in English:

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African daisy


A plant of the daisy family, sometimes cultivated for its bright flowers.
  • Family Compositae: several genera, in particular Dimorphotheca, Arctotis, and Gerbera.
Example sentences
  • South African daisies are a great group of plants and dozens of varieties have been developed in Britain recently.
  • For a splash of bright yellow or orange choose Gazania Sundance whose blooms look like miniature sunflowers, or the African daisy Arctotis, which comes in white, yellow and blue.
  • Groundcovers may include African daisy, trailing gazania or even large-leafed Algerian ivy.

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Syllabification: Af·ri·can dai·sy

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