Definition of gaillardia in English:

gaillardia

Line breaks: gail|lar¦dia
Pronunciation: /geɪˈlɑːdɪə
 
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noun

An American plant of the daisy family, which is cultivated for its bright red and yellow flowers.
  • Genus Gaillardia, family Compositae
More example sentences
  • 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.

Origin

modern Latin, named after Gaillard de Marentonneau, 18th-century French amateur botanist.

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