Definition of gaillardia in English:


Syllabification: gail·lar·di·a
Pronunciation: /gəˈlärdēə


  • An American plant of the daisy family, cultivated for its bright red and yellow flowers.
    • Genus Gaillardia, family Compositae
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    • Some flowers that were suggested included the dogwood, syringa, gaillardia, Washington holly, wild rose, and marguerite.
    • There are the usual gomphrena, gaillardia, kochia, portulaca, zinnia, amaranthus (cock's comb), balsam and sunflower.
    • It may overwinter like most gaillardias but is being marketed as an annual.


modern Latin, named in memory of Gaillard de Marentonneau, 18th-century French amateur botanist.

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