Daisies are iconic and symbolic flowers.
Other Names: Asteraceae, Compositae, Common
Daisy, Lawn Daisy, English Daisy, Bruisewort,
Woundwort, Moon Flower, Saint John's Flower, Moon
Pennies, Mary's Star, Mary's Flower of God, Priest's
Descriptions: Daisy flowers have a center
disc with radiating petals.
Size: Daisies grow from 4 inches to 3
Symbolism: Daisies symbolize joyful innocence,
hope and happiness. The English Daisy is also
considered to be a flower of children.
Grow Details: Daisies are easy to grow
and frequently thrive in the wild.
Soil Type: Rich,
Soil PH: PH 6.1 and 7.5
Light: Full Sun
Grow Zone: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Height: Daisies can be from 4 inches
to 3 feet tall.
Flower Colors: White, Cream, Yellow,
Orange, Pink, Lilac, Purple, Red, Brown,
Salmon, Bi-color, and Multicolor
Propagation: Daisies can be propagated
by division in spring or through sowing
seeds in spring or late autumn.
Division/Transplants: Divide every
3 to 4 years.
Blooming Period: Late Spring to Early
Type: Annual or Perennials
Herbal Remedy Properties: Tea can be made
from the leaves of the daisy, it is said to strengthen
appetite and metabolism. Daisies can stimulates
the digestion and suppress coughs. Daisies have
a diuretc effect which helps with fluid retention.
Native Area: Daisies are a European plant,
that has been cultivated in the United States
and some species thrive in the wild