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Bellis perennis 'Pomponette' (English Daisy)

English Daisy 'Pomponette', Pomponette Series


Bellis perennis 'Pomponette' (English Daisy) is a perennial grown as a biennial, with a rosette of spoon-shaped, dark green leaves, and masses of cute pompon-like, fully double flowers in shades of red, pink or white. Blooming in spring and summer, they prefer cool weather, and often decline when hot weather arrives. Bellis perennis self-seeds, maintaining its presence in the garden. Popular as a bedding or container plant, it is often used to underplant tulips and other spring bulbs.

  • Grows up to 4-6 in. tall (10-15 cm) and 6-8 in. wide (15-20 cm).
  • Afull sun to part shade lover, it is best grown in organically rich, fertile, moist, well-drained soils. Part shade is preferred in areas with hot summers. Intolerant of drought.
  • This plant is very versatile and can be used in beds and borders, cottage gardens, city gardens, containers or for garden edging.
  • Generally pest free. Keep an eye out for rust. Deer resistant.
  • Removing faded flowers regularly will keep plants blooming well into the summer.
  • Propagate by seed or by division after flowering.

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Requirements

Hardiness 4 – 8
Climate Zones 1, 1A, 1B, 2, 2A, 2B, 3, 3A, 3B, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
Plant Type Annuals, Perennials
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Mid,Late)
Summer (Early)
Height 4" – 6" (10cm – 15cm)
Spread 6" – 8" (15cm – 20cm)
Spacing 6" – 8" (15cm – 20cm)
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained, Well-Drained
Characteristics Showy
Tolerance Deer
Garden Uses Beds and Borders, Edging, Patio and Containers
Garden Styles City and Courtyard, Informal and Cottage, Traditional Garden

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Requirements

Hardiness 4 – 8
Climate Zones 1, 1A, 1B, 2, 2A, 2B, 3, 3A, 3B, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
Plant Type Annuals, Perennials
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Mid,Late)
Summer (Early)
Height 4" – 6" (10cm – 15cm)
Spread 6" – 8" (15cm – 20cm)
Spacing 6" – 8" (15cm – 20cm)
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained, Well-Drained
Characteristics Showy
Tolerance Deer
Garden Uses Beds and Borders, Edging, Patio and Containers
Garden Styles City and Courtyard, Informal and Cottage, Traditional Garden

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