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Bellis Perennis ‘Galaxy White’

Bellis Perennis ‘Galaxy White’, Daisy ‘Galaxy White’, Lawn Daisy, English Daisy ‘Galaxy White’, or Herb Margaret ‘Galaxy White’. It has white, double rosette flowers with yellow centers. It is a herbaceous perennial but it is really grown as a biennial. It is native to Europe. It is part of the Asteraceae family of plants. The daisy-like flowers bloom in spring and have a long flowering season. They are used in beddings and as ground covers. It is easy to grow. Grow them from seed or it can be propagated from division.

Bellis Perennis 'Galaxy White'
Bellis Perennis ‘Galaxy White’

If you would like to stop Bellis Perennis ‘Galaxy White’ from self-seeding you can deadhead it. It is generally disease-free and pest-free. Bellis Perennis ‘Galaxy White’ creates a white carpet of flowers when planted in large quantities. Plant Bellis Perennis ‘Galaxy White’ in any type of soil but well-drained. Grow it in the sun, but it can tolerate partial shade.

Bellis Perennis is generally edible. They use it in food, salads, or tea. They also use it in herbal medicine as an astringent. Perennis in Latin meaning “everlasting” which could refer to the fact that this plant is always around and flowering. Bellis could refer to Bellus or “pretty”.

Bellis Perennis 'Galaxy White'
Bellis Perennis ‘Galaxy White’ at Kew Garden

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