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