Q:

What is the meaning behind daisy flowers?

A:

Quick Answer

The daisy has appeared a lot in folklore and has several different meanings, including loyalty, love, beauty and simplicity. Daises date back nearly 4,000 years and have been found on the Island of Crete and even on Egyptian ceramics.

Know More
What is the meaning behind daisy flowers?
Credit: itsabreeze photograph Moment Getty Images

Full Answer

The daisy is known for being the fifth most popular flower in the world because the bloom comes in a variety of different colors and is appropriate for a number of occasions.

In addition to loyalty and love, the daisy symbolizes innocence, cheerfulness and purity. A cheerful bouquet of the flowers is often gifted to brighten the day of someone who is ill.

Learn More

Related Questions

  • Q:

    What is the center of a daisy called?

    A:

    The center of a daisy is called the flower head or floral disc. Though it looks like one piece, the flower head is composed of several small disk flowers colored yellow, surrounded by long white ray flowers.

    Full Answer >
  • Q:

    How do you deadhead a daisy?

    A:

    According to Martha Stewart, regular deadheading, or removing the spent daisy when it has died, initiates re-blooming and keeps the plant from seeding. A regularly pruned daisy plant will produce blooms until the end of the season. You need garden shears and a few minutes each day to deadhead your daisies and encourage repeated blooming.

    Full Answer >
  • Q:

    What are some ideas for using daisy petals?

    A:

    It is possible to make a variety of handcrafts and decorations using daisy petals, including bookmarks, greeting cards and art for displaying on a wall. To begin, collect the daisy petals or whole flowers, and carefully create designs on cardboard or adhesive paper.

    Full Answer >
  • Q:

    What are annual flowers?

    A:

    Annual flowers are flowers that grow, bloom and set seed in a single growing season. These plants continuously make flowers all summer long, unlike perennial flowers, which bloom only once a year. Some examples of annual flowers include marigolds, petunias and zinnias. They are usually brightly colored.

    Full Answer >

Explore