Common daisy

The real daisy!
Common name : Common daisy
Scientific name : Bellis perennis
Family : Asteraceae
Category : Perennials
Type of plant : Perennial
Full description for Bellis perennis not yet available.

Sowing & planting

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Flowering

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Caracteristics

Exposition
Water needs
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Frost-resistance High
Zone USDA 5a
Height 5 - 30
pH 6 - 8

Identify my common daisy

A small rosette of lanceolate green leaves, above which are enthroned one or more flowers with yellow central capitulum surrounded by ligules most often white, but sometimes pink or red depending on the cultivars.

Sow my common daisy

Sow directly in place, on-line or spreaded on a surface - ideally between June and August to plant in October, in uncluttered, fine soil without gravel. Cover the seeds with seedlings soil and some sand. You can also sow between 10 and 13 ° C in March to obtain flowers the following winter. To germinate the seeds need a soil that is a bit compact, rich, in the sun or in half shade.

Repot my common daisy

One month after planting replant your daisies in individual buckets filled with potting soil. Keep the pots outdoors until the next planting period.

Plant my common daisy

Plant about ten plants per m². The daisies do not fear the cold, they are put in the ground either in autumn, or at the very beginning of spring, in a soil that is a bit compact, rich, in the sun or in semi-shade. Prefer cool situations.

Water my common daisy

If you grow daisies, keep the soil moist at their base during growth, do not hesitate to water them regularly.

Reap my common daisy

From February to October, in the morning, harvest the flowers to cook them! Warning: pick only those that are not soiled. In the kitchen: use the flowers as quickly as possible.

Check on my common daisy

Daisies do not suffer from diseases that are worth mentioning.

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