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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.]


(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]


(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]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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.
Echinacea, gaillardia, marigolds, and zinnias should go into the ground now for summer color into fall.
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The twist in this case is that Herrington is acting as the attorney for Gaillardia Brownstones I LLC in its bankruptcy proceeding.
Gaillardia (a great nectar source) used to be a rather zinnia-like subject but it's still very popular," says McIndoe.
There are zinnias, calendulas, catananche, echinops, inula, eupatorium, tagetes, gaillardia, osteospermum - the list is endless.
Algunas de estas plantas resultan muy decorativas ya que todas o casi todas las flores de la inflorescencia son liguladas, dando lugar a vistosos capitulos "compactos" o "dobles", como en la mayoria de las especies de Dahlia, Dendranthema (el "crisantemo" de los floristas) y Gerbera, y muchas cultivares de Bellis, Leucanthemum, Aster, Zinnia, Rudbeckia, Calendula, Arctotis y Gaillardia.
Another ripe variety with the softest of hearts is cinsault and the GAILLARDIA DEL ITATA CINSAULT 2013 (PS8.
These make cheap 'fillers'in borders and some, such as Gaillardia (Blanket Flower) and Coreopsis make beautiful cut flowers for the house as well as packing a punch in a sunny border.