bartonia

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n bartonia annual grown especially for its fragrant golden nocturnal flowers
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n bartonia A genus of plants of the family Loasaceæ, now referred to Mentzelia. See Mentzelia.
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Usage

In literature:

Bartonia aurea 1 to 1-1/2 ft. Golden yellow.
"Small Gardens" by Violet Purton Biddle
The Bartonias are very easy to grow in a warm soil and sunny exposure.
"The Practical Garden-Book" by C. E. Hunn
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