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Bellis perennis

English daisy

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Features

  • BloomsMarch to October
  • Height0.03m to 0.15m
  • Spread0.15m to 0.2m
  • Growth HabitCarpet
  • Flower ColourWhite, pink, red
  • Leaf ColourBright green

Description

Bellis perennis (English daisy). This is a small species which is carpet forming. The flowers are small and will bloom from late winter to early summer. This plant is often found in the wild in Northern Europe.

Characteristics

Perennial or Biennial, Herbaceous

Other common names

True daisy, Common daisy, Daisy

Origin

Europe

Interest and use

Border, mixed bed, rock garden, edging, walls.

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Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilHeavy, Well drained, Light, Medium
  • Soil pH7.0
  • WaterMoist

Cultivation

They are fully hardy and will grow in sun or semi-shade with fertile, very well drained soil. Dead head regularly.

Propagation

Propagation is by seeds in early summer or by division after flowering.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Snails.

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