Like quite a few flowers, daisy’s used more for conjuring up an image in a perfume than for the actual smell. In nature, daisies have a subtle, herbaceous green scent. But they look fresh, and cheerful, and uplift the spirit – and in fragrance marketing, that’s can be a useful allusion. The daisy gets its name from the old English: ‘day’s eye’ – because the flowers open up at dawn, and close at dusk.
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