Spring is finally in the air, and along with the warming temperatures and sunnier skies come the spring flowers. One of the most iconic of these is the daisy, whose cheerful countenance and light-hearted ambiance make it an annual favorite. The daisy is also the official birth flower of April, and as the ambassador for the month, it is responsible for adding color to all the April birthday bouquets. You can be assured that the professional designers at Schaaf Floral will provide you with the most festive and celebratory spring bouquets available in Minneapolis – just give us a call!
The daisy may seem simple, but it actually is a fascinating flower – offering much more than meets the eye. Here are just a few of our favorite daisy facts:
- The familiar gold and yellow daisy is of the English variety, which is just one of over 23,000 types of daisies in the world! As a family, the daisy and its relatives make up over 10% of the flowering plants on the planet.
- The daisy is completely edible and is frequently used around the world as an ingredient in soups and salads. It also makes a calming tea which many claim is useful for alleviating coughs and settling stomachs.
- Speaking of tea, relatives of the daisy include chamomile and echinacea. Some of the more surprising relatives include the artichoke and many types of lettuce.
- According to experts, the top daisy varieties in the world are the English, Shasta, African, Marguerite, and Gerbera.Gerbera daisies are popular with floral designers because of their generous flowers, vivid colors, and sturdy stems. They also last a long time once their stems are cut. Gerberas exhibit bright shades of red, orange, pink and yellow that will provide an air of celebration to your April birthday bouquets.
We are proud to provide you with the freshest and most beautiful bouquets and arrangements for all of your occasions, year-round. Give us a call today to schedule a delivery to those you love – in Minneapolis, Fridley and all surrounding areas, you can’t go wrong with Schaaf Floral.