Felicia

noun
Fe·​li·​cia | \ fə̇ˈlish(ē)ə, -lēshə\

Definition of Felicia

: a large genus of South African herbs or subshrubs (family Compositae) with solitary flower heads and bright blue rays — see blue daisy

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History and Etymology for Felicia

New Latin, from Latin felic-, felix happy + New Latin -ia

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