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Bellis perennis

Common Name(s):
English daisy, True daisy
Categories:
Annuals, Edible Plants, Perennials
Comment:

Perennial grown as a tender biennial; cool, moist soil; prefers cool temperatures; plant in fall; declines with summer heat; often escapes from the flower garden into lawns, where it is considered a weed; "Bellis" in Latin means "pretty"

Season:
Spring to early summer; sporadic flowering till frost
Light:
Sun; afternoon shade
Color:
White, pink, red rays; yellow center; semi-double to double
Height:
6-12 in., foliage 3-6 in.
Flower Color:
white, pink, red
Hardiness:
USDA Hardiness Zone 4-10
Propagation:
Seed, division in spring
Exposure:
Light shade to full sun
Soil:
Cool, moist, fertile soil
Regions:
Mountains, Piedmont, Coastal Plain
Origin:
Europe
Tags:
pink, sun, annual, white, perennial, red, partial shade, spring, edible plant

NCCES plant id: 20

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Jason Baker, CC BY - 2.0
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Morgaine, CC BY - 2.0