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Any of several plants of the genus Gaillardia of the composite family, native to the Americas, widely cultivated for their large red, yellow, or bicolored flower heads. Also called blanket flower.

[New Latin Gaillardia, genus name, after Gaillard de Marentonneau, 18th-century French botanist.]
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(Plants) any plant of the North American genus Gaillardia, having ornamental flower heads with yellow or red rays and purple discs: family Asteraceae (composites)
[C19: from New Latin, named after Gaillard de Marentonneau, 18th-century French amateur botanist]
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(geɪˈlɑr di ə)

any composite plant of the genus Gaillardia, with yellow-rayed or red-rayed flower heads.
[1885–90; < New Latin, after Gaillard de Charentonneau, 18th-century French botanical amateur]
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Noun1.gaillardia - any plant of western America of the genus Gaillardia having hairy leaves and long-stalked flowers in hot vibrant colors from golden yellow and copper to rich burgundygaillardia - any plant of western America of the genus Gaillardia having hairy leaves and long-stalked flowers in hot vibrant colors from golden yellow and copper to rich burgundy
wild flower, wildflower - wild or uncultivated flowering plant
genus Gaillardia - genus of western American hairy herbs with showy flowers
blanket flower, fire wheel, fire-wheel, Gaillardia pulchella, Indian blanket - annual of central United States having showy long-stalked yellow flower heads marked with scarlet or purple in the center
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I left the road and went around through a stretch of pasture that was always cropped short in summer, where the gaillardia came up year after year and matted over the ground with the deep, velvety red that is in Bokhara carpets.
The 2019 Gaillardia Island Penghu Cross-Sea Marathon, which will take place on November 3 in Taiwan's outlying island county of Penghu, is open for registration, according to event organizer the Taiwan Tourism Bureau.
3 Hardy Gaillardia Mixed PS9.99 A mixture of dusky crimson blooms with fiery eye-catching orange-yellow petals.
Others include echille (cassis), rudbeckia, delphinium, echinacia, dianthus, gaura, gaillardia, coreopsis and hosta.
The 49th annual Byliners Award luncheon is coming up April 4 at Gaillardia Golf and Country Club, and tickets are available now.
For beautiful flowers that rabbits don't relish, try vinca, wax begonia, annual geranium, blanket flower (Gaillardia) and iris.
Clarkia, delphinium, iris, and Oriental poppies will soon wilt, so choose varieties that flower all summer, such as agastache, coreopsis, gaillardia, marigold, rudbeckia, and many types of salvia.
The wasps did not attempt to crawl into the narrow corollas of the 2 common composite species tested: Spanish needles, Bidens alba (L.) (Asteraceae), and Indian blanket, Gaillardia aestivalis (Walter) Rock (Asteraceae) (Fig.
Las especies caracteristicas de la zona de traslasierra fueron Schinus areira, Gaillardia megapotamica (Spreng.) Baker, Carduus acanthoides L.
Abundant forbs include woolly plantain (Plantago patagonica), western ragweed (Ambrosia psilostachya), Indian blanket (Gaillardia pulchella), horsemint (Mentha spicata), buckwheat (Eriogonum species), and sunflower species (Helianthus species).