Sun Daisy MicroFlowers™
Inventory, 200 ct : 0
This item was last sold on : 02/20/17
Sun Daisy MicroFlowers™ are a delicate flower with a look reminiscent of a sunflower. Their five bright yellow petals center around a yellow to brown colored core known as the capitulum or floral head. Sun Daisy MicroFlowers™ have an herbal flavor with a slightly bitter tang.
Sun Daisy MicroFlowers™ are available year-round.
Sun Daisy MicroFlowers™ are a perennial flower and a member of the Asteraceae (Aster) family along with dahlias and sunflowers. There are over 20,000 different species within the Aster family, it is the second largest family of flowering plants next to the orchid (Orchidaceae) family.
Sun Daisy MicroFlowers™ are perfect for use in fresh preparations. Use to make decorative borders on wedding and birthday cakes. Sun Daisy MicroFlowers™ can be added to fruit and green salads or used as an edible garnish on cold soups, ice cream and delicate pastries. Try adding to the brine when making pickled spring vegetables. Add whole flowers to lemonade, white wine sangria and spritzers or freeze flowers in ice cubes to add a colorful pop to lightly hued cocktails.
The daisy has long been a popular flower in literature. Mention of the flower appear in writings by Shakespeare, Charles Dickens, John Keats and Robert Burns to name a few. In Faust by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe the daisy is the famous flower plucked to the now famous phrase, "He loves me. He loves me not."
Native to Northern and Central Europe, Daisy's are believed to have got their name from the Anglo Saxon word "dads eage" meaning "day's eye" and the way they close their petals at night then open them again in the morning.
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