© 2004 by Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy
The English daisy has been around for centuries. It is believed to be a symbol of childhood innocence, joy, and loyal love. It is a flower that has classically been used to make garlands. When growing, daisies spread numerously. For this reason, they can also be viewed as a weed if the daisy begins to grow outside of the garden onto a lawn. The daisy is an annual; however it is grown as a perennial. It blooms in April and lasts until late August, growing between 4-6 inches. It prefers full to partial sun and well-drained soil. Its white petals and bright yellow center adds a pleasant appearance to any garden it is planted in.
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|I chose to focus this website on the English Daisy because it is my favorite flower. Not only is the daisy aesthetically pleasing, but its low maintenance makes it a relatively simple flower to grow. Both of these reasons makes it an easy choice to include the daisy in a garden or bouquet. On top of all of this, the daisy is really my favorite flower due to Meg Ryan's quote in You've Got Mail, "Don't you think that daisies are the nicest flower?"|
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