Bellis perennis

Botanical Name: Bellis perennis

Phonetic: BEL-iss Per-eh-Niss

Common Name(s): English Daisy

Family: Asteraceae
Origin: Southwestern Eurasia
Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial
Persistence: Tender

Leaf Type: Simple
Number of Leaflets:
Leaf Color: Green
Fall Color: –
Texture: Soft
Density: Medium
Bloom Season: Spring to summer
Flower Color(s): White rays with yellow center, or red and pink varieties

Exposure: Full sun to part shade
USDA: 4-8
Climate Zone(s): 
Growth Rate: Fast, invasive, weedy              
Height: 0.25-0.5 Feet
Spread: 0.25-0.75 Feet
Hydrozone: Medium
Pest/Diseases: Thrips, slugs, not many diseases
Soil: Organically rich soil, moist, well-drained

Features: Drought tolerant, long lasting pretty flowers, name means ‘Bellis’ = pretty, ‘perennis’= everlasting, ‘Daisy’= “Day’s Eye”
Uses: Ornamental, massing, border plant, ground cover

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