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The Daisy is considered the floral symbol for the 5th Anniversary of marriage.

Flower Meaning: Innocence, Gentleness, and Purity

About the Flower

Known botanically as the Bellis perennis, this flower most commonly thought of as a "Daisy" is native to Europe, and can also be commonly found in North and South America. Many flowering plants in the same botanical family share the daisy name, so this most common form is sometimes referred to as the Common Daisy, the Lawn Daisy, or the English Daisy. Many believe the name "daisy" originated from "day's eye", because the whole head closes at night and opens in the morning.

Fun and Interesting Facts

The Daisy has an astringent medicinal quality. In ancient Rome, surgeons who accompanied Roman soldiers into battle would order their slaves to pick sacks full of daisies for the extraction of their juices. Bandages were then soaked in this juice to bind sword and spear cuts.

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