This English daisy with wonderful large double pink color flower heads provide long lasting colour for spring bedding dispalys, as an edging plant and in garden containers.
Preferring cool temperatures, this diminutive biennial flower struggles in extreme heat, so is best planted in part shade where summers are hot. Otherwise, it can be planted in full sun and should be provided with fertile, moist soil. It makes a fine edging plants for cottage gardens and perennial borders, and is lovely in containers or planted among spring-blooming bulbs.
English daisy is native to grasslands and woodland edges of Europe as far east as Turkey. These plants produce small, basal clumps of semi-evergreen foliage that may spread by rhizomes over time in cool summer climates.
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Genus - Bellis
Species - Perennis
Variety - Pink
Common name - English Daisy
Pre-Treatment - Not-required
Hardiness zones - 4 - 8
Height - 0,15 - 0,20 m
Spread - 0,10 - 0,20 m
Plant type - Biennial flower
Exposure - Full Sun, Partial Sun
Growth rate - Medium
Soil PH - Acid, neutral
Soil type - Loam, well drained
Water requirements - Average
Landscape uses - Bedding Plant, Container, Edging, Mixed Border
Bloom season - April - August
Leaf / Flower color - Green / Pink
Sow from April to August indoors or from June to August outside in a prepared seeds bed or trays with seed compost.
Cover lightly with fine compost, keep moist and away from direct sunlight.
Best temperature for germination - +18-+20C.
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