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English Daisy
Scientific Name: Bellis perennis L.
Synonym:
Family: Asteraceae
English Daisy (Bellis  perennis) Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 1-24,34-43
USDA: 4-9

Heat Tolerance: Cool season annual in Phoenix

Sun Exposure: Full sun to light shade

Origin: Europe and Mediterranean basin

Growth Habits: Perennial, up to 4 inches tall (10 cm)

Watering Needs: Regular to abundant, keep soil moist in winter and spring

Propagation: Seeds, divisions


The name 'Bellis' comes from the Latine for pretty.

Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. Illustrated flora of the northern states and Canada. Vol. 3: 20. Courtesy of Kentucky Native Plant Society. Scanned by Omnitek Inc.

Blooming Habits:

Fruiting Habits:

Propagation:
In Phoenix, they should be sown outdoor in late summer to early fall. They should be transplanted on place, 4 to 6 inches apart (10-15 cm) as soon as they can be handled.


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