Pink Daisy - A Guide to Pink Daisies

Pink Daisy

Pink daisies are dazzling, joyful and happy. Pink daisies are simple flowers, but very beautiful ones. Kept simple or mixed with others, they always shine, being one of the most popular garden flowers!

Pink Daisy Description

  • Family: Asteraceae
  • Origin: The name of the pink daisy comes from “daes age”, which is an Anglo-Saxon term meaning “day’s eye”.
  • Sun exposure: Pink daisies develop properly in full sun exposure.
  • Height: Pink daisies grow up to 12 cm.
  • Soil: Pink daisy soil should be rich, organic and should drain very well.
  • Leaves: Pink daisy leaves are evergreen in color. In texture, they may be smooth or hairy, slender at the bottom and a little lobed.
  • Blooming time: Pink daisies bloom during springtime.
  • Maintenance: Make sure your pink daisies have plenty of water and are fed properly by using adequate fertilizers.
  • Propagation method: Pink daisies may be propagated by division, stem cuttings or seeds.

Pink Daisy Species

There are various pink daisy varieties, such the Spanish Daisy, Lazy Daisy or Prairie Daisy, African Daisy, Michaelmas Daisy, Swan River Daisy, Tatarian Daisy, Painted Daisy, Paris Daisy, Shasta Daisy, Crown-Daisy, Ox-eye Daisy, Nippon Oxeye Daisy, Giant Daisy, African Daisy, Kingfisher Daisy, Sunshine Daisy, Gerbera Daisy, Transvaal Daisy or Barberton Daisy, Tahoka Daisy, Livingstone Daisy, Gloriosa Daisy, Dahlberg Daisy, Butter Daisy.

Pink Daisy Meaning

The pink daisy stands for childhood innocence, grace and purity. The pink days also represents hope and gentility, joy and happiness. A delicate flower with a deep and delicate meaning.

Pink Daisies Arrangements

Pink daisy arrangements can be used for Mother Day’s, Valentine’s Day, Birthdays, when congratulating someone or they can be used as sympathy flowers, expressing feelings of regret for the departed ones.

If used in weddings, you can easily decorate the tables with pink daisy arrangements, add them to corsages or boutonnieres. Pink daisies may be mixed with roses, gerbera daisies, calla lilies, lilies and iris. Pink daisy arrangements go very well with shades of lavender, blue, white, or deep burgundy red and even yellow and orange. Hot Pink Mini-Carnations, Gerbera Daisies, Eucalyptus, Daisy PomPoms, Bear Grass, and Tree Fern also go wonderfully with pink daisies. Swirling wisps of grass and ivy combined with pink daisies look brilliant as well, not to mention if you add some lavender-pink hydrangea blooms and mini daisies.

Pink Daisy Bouquets

Pink daisy bouquets are pretty and delicate. Round or posey are the best. Mixed with white or cream roses are even better. Also, you may want to add some Lilies, Gerbera daisies, assorted poms, monte casino, and lemon leaves. Pink daisies are perfect for sweet sixteen bouquets as they are so fresh and lively.

If you are thinking of how you can get a really rich pink daisy bouquet, try mixing some white spider gerbera daisies, pale pink gerbera daisies and white spray roses with pink daisies and so will be more than happy with what you will see in your hands. Also, tie them up with a silk ribbon, white or creamy pink.

Pink Daisies in Gardens

Plant your pink daisies about 12 inches apart from one another. Place them in colorful flowerbeds or make them into border flowers, either way they will cheer up your garden in an instant! Choose a sunny place for you pink daisies to grow and water them constantly as they need plenty of water to develop properly.

Tulips may be an excellent choice to plant alongside pink daisies. Carnations, too. A bush of roses may take up their air, so avoid placing them near another.

Advice

Pink daisies are lovely cut flowers. Place them in cool, clean water and feed them cut flower food. This way, they will last longer in your vase. Keep them in cool places and avoid any source of heat that might reach them, as they will surely die. Keep them in natural light and to improve the hydration of the stems, snip about an inch from their bottom.

Pink daisies are easy to grow flowers. They do not require special treatment to grow beautifully. They just need about 8 hours per day of full sun and a nutritious soil in which to grow. So, considering all these, buy some seeds now and enjoy the beauty of the pink daisy in your own garden!