How Flowers Got Their Names

Ever wonder how certain flowers got their names?

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The stunning infographic below describes how certain popular flowers got their names.  For example, did you know that the Daisy derives from the Old English word "doeges eage", meaning "day's eye", because its petals open during the day and close at night.

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How flowers got their names
How flowers got their names