The Charm of Bellis perennis

Meet the Bellis perennis, a perennial plant that's as charming as it is resilient. More commonly known as the Daisy, this little beauty is a favorite among garden enthusiasts and nature lovers alike. With its vibrant colors and easy maintenance, it's no wonder this plant is a staple in gardens around the world.

Bellis perennis

Dappled To Full Sun

Flexible for areas with filtered light or plenty of sunshine.

High Water Needs

Requires frequent watering but doesn't tolerate standing water. Needs regular attention.

Highly Adaptable to Various Soils

Thrives in clay, silt loam, or sand, showing great adaptability.

Highly Adaptable Soil pH

Suitable for all pH environments, from acidic to alkaline.

Moderate Safety Concerns

Toxic if ingested, handle with caution. Can cause skin irritation and toxic if ingested.

Safe for All Animals

No known safety risks to pets or livestock.

78%

Ease Of Care Score

80%

Safety Score

About Bellis perennis

The Daisy stands about 3 to 6 inches tall and spreads 3 to 9 inches wide. Its jade leaves provide a lush backdrop for the spectacular flowers that bloom in a variety of colors, including azure, sunlit, blush, mauve, ruby, and snowy white. The Daisy is a seasonal, soft-stemmed plant that blooms in the spring and throughout the warm season.

Did you know that the Daisy attracts nectar-seeking bees, fluttering butterflies, and other ecosystem helpers? It's not just a pretty face; it's a vital part of our ecosystem!

Also known as

Bruisewort
Common daisy
Daisy
Double Daisy
English daisy
Lawn Daisy
Lawndaisy
Meadow Daisy
Perennial daisy

Our design recommendations

The Daisy's compact size and vibrant colors make it perfect for fringe and bulk planting. It's also great for assemblies, adding a pop of color and charm to any garden design. Daisies are versatile and can thrive in a variety of locations. They're perfect for planters, sods, grasslands, wild areas, sport courts, and even mini-gardens.