The daisy flower has several meaningscommonly associated with positivity, innocence, youth, virginity, sensitivity, purity, peace, kindness, and affection. The daisy is also known in some places as malmequer, chrysanthemum, bem-me-quer, bonina, margarita, margarita-major, malmequer-major, malmequer-bravo, and olho-de-boi and its scientific name is Chrysanthemum leucanthemum.
Its name comes from Latin margarita, which means "pearl". In English, it is called "Daisy", which comes from the expression "day's eye", meaning "eye of the day", because this flower closes during the night and opens again at sunrise.
In the old days, the daisy was considered the flower of maidens, and even today it symbolizes youth, simplicity, and innocence.
Their meanings according to the color of the petals are:
- Yellow: loyal love;
- Red or pinkLove impulse;
- Blue: fidelity;
- Multicolored: joy;
- White: purity.
Meaning of Daisy Tattoo: