- any plant of the American onagraceous genus Godetia, esp one grown as a showy-flowered annual garden plant
Word Origin for godetia C19: named after C. H. Godet (died 1879), Swiss botanist Examples from the Web for godetia Historical Examples of godetia
Godetia, “Lady Albemarle,” I have found to be all that it is represented.
M. D. Wellcome
In early summer the rosy flowers of this Godetia make bright masses of color along dry banks and hill-slopes.
Mary Elizabeth Parsons
There are several kinds of Clarkia, resembling Godetia, but the petals have claws.
There are few annuals more greatly valued for cutting than the taller varieties of Godetia.
Sutton and Sons