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How to Grow English Daisy

Bellis Germination Information

Bellis is the botanical name for English Daisy
Bellis Seed Germination How to Sow Bellis:
  • Sow seeds indoors at a temperature of 68°-70°
  • No cover needed as light aids in germination
  • Expect the small, dust-like seeds to germinate in 10-15 days
  • Seeds can also be sown outdoors during early spring; in mild areas they can be sown outdoors in late summer
  • When sowing seed outdoors, we recommend a maximum planting depth of 4X the width of the seed

How to Grow Bellis:
Space:  Space 6 inches apart in full sun or light shade.

Soil: Site in a light, rich, fertile, moist, well-drained soil. Keep them well watered and fertilize them monthly

Transplant: Transplant when there are at least two sets of true leaves

Appearance and Use:

Grow it in borders, rock gardens, in containers, and as a bedding plant. The plants form 4-6 inch tall by 2-8 inch wide basal rosettes of spoon-shaped leaves. The single or double, white, pink, red, or purple, daisy-like flowers appear in May and June

About Bellis:
Pronunciation:  bel’is per-en’is
Lifecycle:  Perennial
Origination: Asteraceae, native to Europe
Common Name: English Daisy