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Bellis perennis - 'Bellisima Red' (Ornamental Daisy)

Type Bedding Plants & Tender Perennials, Evergreen, Flowering
Form Spreading clump, Architectural Form
Size Low Border / Edging / Ground Cover Plant (up to 50cm height)
Colours Red Flowers (Spring), Dark green Foliage
Care Medium - high
Hardiness Very hardy, Drought Tolerant
Growth Medium Growing Plant
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Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage

Strengths of Bellis perennis:

  • Sun loving drought tolerant plant
  • Evergreen foliage for all year round colour and screening
  • Suitable for container growing
  • Architectural plant – ideal as a ‘stand out’ plant
  • Tolerates cold exposed locations
  • Tolerates heavy clay soils

Weaknesses of Bellis perennis

  • Does not tolerate very dry or very wet soils

Design & Plant Use for Bellis perennis:

  • Annual bedding plant ideal for quick seasonal colour

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