“They’re so friendly. Don’t you think daisies are the friendliest flower?” asks Meg Ryan’s character Kathleen Kelly in the motion picture You’ve Got Mail. I think so, and maybe you will agree. When you want to send of gift of cheer, daisies are certainly an excellent choice.
- What could be more pleasurable than receiving a bunch of daisies, all happy and innocent? In fact, daisies are synonymous with innocence and purity—two of the many meanings attributed to the general daisy family.
- “The poet’s darling,” wrote William Wordsworth, the daisy is also a classic symbol of beauty.
- According to Sheila Pickles, in The Language of Flowers, the daisy is the children’s flower. Little girls have always loved to gather daisies for posies or daisy chains. The daisy is sometimes known as Baby’s-pet or Bairn-wort, which means child-flower.