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A North American plant with showy lilac to red flowers.
- ‘The lower bed holds mostly annuals including yellow and orange nemesias, and pink godetias.’
- ‘At Pheasant Hill Farm now (mid-April) we have six greenhouse benches overflowing with flowers - Blue Horizon ageratum, statice, celosias, gomphrena, cinnamon basil, campanula, lisianthus, godetia, euphorbia, and many, many more.’
- ‘Annuals like godetia, nemesia, and schizanthus bloom in spring.’
- ‘It's a mix of corn cockle, godetia, honeywort, and California poppies that came up on its own several years ago and has been self-sowing for repeat performances ever since.’
Modern Latin, named after Charles H. Godet (1797–1879), Swiss botanist.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.