Definition of Showy daisy
1. Noun. Plant having branching leafy stems each branch with an especially showy solitary flower head with many narrow pink or lavender or white rays; northwestern United States mountains.
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Literary usage of Showy daisy
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1. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1914)
"... covering the mountain dopes and valleys, especially in the South Isl.. with the showy daisy-like fls. Probably none is regularly in cult. ..."
2. Biltmore Nursery, Biltmore, N.C. (1907)
"A very free-flowering plant with large and showy daisy-like flowers 3 to 4 inches across, blossoming profusely throughout the summer and autumn. ..."
3. The Cruise of the Corwin: Journal of the Arctic Expedition of 1881 in Search by John Muir (1917)
"... plant with showy, daisy-like flowers. In reporting this find to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Asa Gray described it as "the most ..."