Definition of schizanthus in English:

schizanthus

noun

  • A South American plant of the nightshade family, with irregularly lobed showy flowers marked with one or more contrasting colors.

    • ‘Annuals like godetia, nemesia, and schizanthus bloom in spring.’
    • ‘In zones 15-17, you can also plant calceolaria, cineraria, nemesia, and schizanthus.’
    • ‘Their cheerful blossoms peeking just above their oval textured leaves will be another attractive contrast to the agapanthus and the schizanthus.’

Origin

Modern Latin, from Greek skhizein to split + anthos flower.

Pronunciation:

schizanthus

/ˌskitˈsanTHəs//ˌskiˈzanTHəs/