Crazy for Daisies


Did you know?
• Daisy means day’s eye (Anglo Saxon –- ‘daes eag’). The flowers open each day as the sun rises.
• Daisies symbolise innocence, purity, a new start and loyal love.
• A Daisy flower is made up of two types of flowers called disc and ray florets.
• Bees love Daisies.
• The Daisy family (Asteraceae) is one of the largest and most widespread in the Plant Kingdom




Summer bedding and patio plants
Argyranthemum (Marguerite)
Bidens
Bellis (Daisy)
Cosmos
Gazania
Helianthus (Sunflower)
Osteospermum
Sanvitalia

Herbaceous perennials
Aster………………………………………..Anacyclus
Erigeron…………………………………..Celmisia
Chrysanthemum………………………Coreopsis (Tickseed)
Dahlia………………………………………Doronicum (Leopard’s bane)
Echinacea (Coneflower)……………Gerbera
Helenium…………………………………Leucanthemum (Shasta daisy)
Matricaria (Chamomile)……………Pyrethrum
Rudbeckia (Cone flowers)…………Solidago (Golden Rod)
Tagetes (Marigold)……………………Tanacetum (Anthemis)

Shrubs
Brachyglottis
Olearia (Daisy bush)

Have an amazing June!

- Jane