Godetia – Clarkia amoena Share this:Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Shop our Growers Choice Subscription! Shop Now Designed with love! Our Grower's Choice Subscription freshly picked and delivered to your door every month. Shop Now Common Name: Godetia, Satin Flower, Farewell-to-Spring Botanical Name: Clarkia amoena, KLARK-ee-a a-MEEN-a Decorative Life: About 10-14 days. Flower Color: Pink, White Availability: Fall, Spring Storage Specifics: Some researchers state that this species is chill sensitive and therefore should not be stored at 33-38F whereas others state that overnight storage at this temperature range worked fine. Tidbits: Scientific name in honor of Captain William Clark (1770-1838) of the Lewis and Clark expedition. The specific epithet name “amoena” means charming or pleasing. Single and double flower forms available. Recent Research Findings: The antioxidant morin was shown to delay leaf and flower senescence when used as a postharvest dip or spray (Meir et al. 1994).