Bellis perennis* (English lawn daisy)

Introduced spreading biennial with white to pink flowers blooming spring to fall; only 3-6 in. tall. Once considered a weed in traditional lawns, now often included in flowering “ecolawns” or rugged naturalized lawns. Prefers moist, well drained soils in full sun or part shade. Overseed existing lawns or apply when seeding a new lawn. Will not flower the first year. Also used as a groundcover or bedding plant.

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INFORMATION & ATTRIBUTES

Family: Asteraceae

Duration: Biennial

Growth Habit: Forb

Native Status: Introduced

Growth Form: Single stem

Mature Height: 3-6 in.

Bloom Color: White to pink

Bloom Period: Spring

Annual Precipitation: 

Drought Tolerance:

Shade Tolerance: Some

Elevation: Low elevation

Wetland Indicator Status:

Fire Resistance:

Fire Tolerance:

Nitrogen fixation: No

SOIL ADAPTATION

Coarse Texture: Yes

Medium Texture: Yes

Fine Texture: No

Salinity Tolerance: Yes

CaCO3 Tolerance: Yes

pH Range:


SEEDING NOTES

Seeds per Pound:

Seeding Rate:  PLS lbs/acre

Season: Fall/Spring

Days to Germination:


VARIETIES

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