English Daisy (Bellis Perennis) are cute as a button. For those who live in the Northeast and Northwest United States, English Daisy can be potentially invasive.
Wild strains of English Daisy with white flowers and yellow centers are weeds in lawns, but if you buy the types in the nursery, you should be fine in parts of the country where they are sold. The doubled flowered cultivated varies of English Daisy rarely reseed and are not invasive.
Plant English Daisy as part of your edible plant and edible flower gardens. They pair nicely with mums and asters.
Edible flower used as garnish or eaten in salads, English Daisies (Bellis Perennis) are mild to bitter taste. A low-growing perennial, English Daisies are usually grown as a cool season annual in Florida. The English Daisy flower is native to Europe.
Interesting English Daisy Facts
No. 1:Sometimes referred to as the “eye of the day,” the head of the daisy closes at night and opens in the morning.
No. 2: Also called Lawn Daisy, some people call it a lawn weed because it doesn’t mind being mowed.
No. 3: The English Daisy has white, pink or red petals and large yellow center.
No. 4: English Daisy plants may be found growing in fields or next to the road. You can transplant English Daisy out of the lawn by digging up the plant and roots when they soil is loose and moving to a flower bed. But don’t dig it up if another part of the country and bring it to your yard.
No. 5: English Daisy flowers came to the United States from Europe.
English Daisy Care
Grow English Daisy Plants in the full sun or part-shade.
English Daisy Flowers grow at least 6 to 12 inches tall. Space about nine inches part.
English Daisy are Hardy in Zones 4 a to 8b, but they are also fine for tropical or subtropical areas such as Florida in the fall and winter.
English Daisy (Bellis Perennis) are beautiful in the fall when you want whimsical color. Since the English Daisy Flower is edible and look so pretty, they make wonderful food garnishes.
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