Explore the Various Types of Daisies
Most people think of a white flower with numerous think petals that are individually displayed around a yellow button like center. However there are many other types of daisies that are just as fun and beautiful as the common Shasta daisy.
If you are on a tight budget but want to send flowers to someone daisies are a good choice. Most florists have a wonderful selection of daisies to choose from and the floral arrangements featuring this flower are one of the least expensive.
While it would be fun to explore all the various types of daisies there are over 20,000 species so we will only be able to touch on a few of them here. There are all different colors of daisies to choose from though so it is a very versatile flower to give to someone or to grow.
Gerberas are very popular because of the array of colors this species of daisy has to offer. They are popular because each of the flowers has two or more colors on it. There is generally a lighter color on the inside of these daisies that starts after the button like center. Then there is a darker color on the outward tips of the petals. The mixtures of different colors are absolutely amazing. If you haven't taken a close look at gerberas daisies you are really missing out on one of the most uniquely colored flowers available.
African daisies are the most colorful with vivid colors of yellow, orange, crimson, purple, and red. They are often mistaken for exotic types of flowers unless you look close enough to realize the design of the flower definitely fits the classification of a daisy. They seem to grow the best in climates that are warm most of the year including the Western part of the United States such as California and Arizona.
If you are contemplating growing your own flowers at home you should consider planting daisies. They are one of the easiest flowers to grow because they don't require very much attention, most bugs, insects, and small animals leave daisies alone, and they various types of daises seem to grow well in a variety of different climates. The one requirement that daises have though is plenty of direct sunlight.
The first year that you plant daisies they aren't going to bloom so make sure you are prepared to wait until the following spring. The wait is well worth it though when you start to see the beautiful daisies outside your home. They really add a very warm and comfortable feeling to your landscaping. Your home will appear to be more inviting for all who come by.
If you enjoy the structure of the daisies you have seen then you really need to take the time to look at many of the other flowers that belong to this same species. You will be very impressed with the colors of them that you find available. If you are interested in sending a particular type of daisy to someone as your florist. They will be glad to help you get it located and to the destination of your choice.
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