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Planted at Mount Vernon


  • Upper Garden

  • Hardiness Zones


    With its cute white flower, this petite daisy makes a charming addition to the garden. It is usually grown as a short-lived perennial, but it will reseed if permitted.

    Latin Name

    Bellis perennis


    Family

    Asteraceae


    Also Known As

    Woundwort


    Type of Plant

    Perennials

    Bloom Season

    May - July


    Seasons

    Spring
    Summer

    Specifications

    Max Height: 0.5'
    Max Spread: 0.75'

    Uses

  • Flower Border
  • Annual
  • Herb
  • Naturalize

  • Sunlight Exposure

    Full Sun
    Part Shade

    Colors


    Native Range

    Southwestern Eurasia


    History

    Due to its homeopathic qualities, English Daisy was included in the Hortus Medicus at Bethabara, North Carolina, which is known as the oldest medical garden in the country.


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