Posts tagged ‘Daisies’

May 17, 2014

may 17

A long-standing Preakness Stakes tradition is to drape a blanket of Black-Eyed Susans — the official flower for the state of Maryland — across the shoulders of the winning horse.  Because Black-Eyed Susans do not bloom until June in Maryland, the centers of daisies are painted black to recreate the correct appearance.


July 13, 2013


 A daisy is actually two flowers in one: the white petals and the
cluster of tiny yellow disc petals that form the “eye”.