A daisy is a cheerful white flower with yellow in the center. Drive through the countryside in mid-summer and you can often see whole fields full of daisies.

Daisies grow wild in many places, and they're also cultivated in gardens as a perennial, a plant that returns year after year. One invasive variation is called a "lawn daisy" because it quickly and easily takes over grassy lawns and is notoriously hard to mow down. The word daisy comes from day's eye, an informal name that arose from the flower's habit of closing its petals when the sun goes down at the end of the day.

Definitions of daisy

n any of numerous composite plants having flower heads with well-developed ray flowers usually arranged in a single whorl

Bellis perennis, English daisy, common daisy
low-growing Eurasian plant with yellow central disc flowers and pinkish-white outer ray flowers
Type of:
a plant cultivated for its blooms or blossoms

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