Posts tagged ‘Daisies’

May 17, 2014

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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.

Source: http://www.about.com

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July 13, 2013

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

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk