Scientific Name: Bellis perennis
Common Name: English daisy
Family Name: Asteraceae
Origin: Europe
Hardiness Zone: Zone 4: (-34 to -29 °C)
Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial, Weed (horticultural)
Mature Size: 0.1 - 0.2m x 0.1 - 0.3m (height x width)
Habit: Spreading, Upright
Form: Round
Texture: Medium - fine
Landscape Uses: Perennial border, Rock garden
Exposure: Full sun
Soil or Media: Well-drained
Leaves: Simple, Basal, Soft flexible, Pubescent, Oblanceolate, Obovate, Spatulate, Dentate, Entire, Serrate
Flowers: Head (capitulum), White, Pink, Red, Mar-Apr-May
Fruit: Achene, Brown, Jun-Jul
Key ID Features:
Low growing, often weedy in lawns; leaves toothed, spatulate, most 4-6cm long x 2-3cm wide, margins toothed; flower heads white 2-3cm wide (white, pink, or red cultivars may have more ray florets and are 3-5cm wide), peduncles 5-12cm tall.