Facebook LinkedIn Email Pinterest Twitter Instagram YouTube Icon Navigation Search Icon Main Search Icon Video Play Icon Audio Play Icon Headphones Icon Plus Icon Minus Icon Check Icon Print Icon Note Icon Heart Icon Filled Heart Icon Single Arrow Icon Double Arrow Icon Hamburger Icon TV Icon Close Icon Sorted Hamburger/Search Icon
Asteraceae

Bellis

BELL-iss Audio
Bellis perennis

From late winter to summer, solitary flower stems bear single, semi-double, or double button flowers in shades of white, pink, salmon, and ruby; smooth, leaves form neat rosettes. Many varieties are grown as annuals/biennials and for container displays.

Noteworthy CharacteristicsBright colors in a diversity of daisy-like flower forms on rosette-forming, carpeting plants.

CareWell-drained, fertile soil in full sun or partial shade. It prefers to grow in areas with cool summers. Deadhead to prevent self-seeding.

PropagationSow seed in early spring; divide in early spring or after flowering.

ProblemsFungal leaf spots.

Species and cultivars

More From the Plant Guide

Winter Interest

Partial Shade

Browse the Full Plant Guide