General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 2-4 inches (5-10 cm)
Plant Spread: 4 inches (10 cm)
Leaves: Broadleaf
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Spring
Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Late fall or early winter
Underground structures: Rhizome
Uses: Groundcover
Culinary Herb
Medicinal Herb
Salad greens
Cooked greens
Will Naturalize
Suitable as Annual
Edible Parts: Leaves
Flowers
Eating Methods: Tea
Raw
Cooked
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Seeds: Provide light
Self fertile
Suitable for wintersowing
Sow in situ
Start indoors
Can handle transplanting
Other info: sow outdoors the year round
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Pollinators: Self
Beetles
Flies
Bees

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Common names
  • English Daisy
  • Bruisewort
  • Lawn Daisy
  • Common Daisy
  • Bone Flower

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Location: My Garden, Utah
Date: 2015-05-20

Date: 2010-04-11
The underside of the petals is tinged deep pink
Location: Botanical Gardens of the State of Georgia...Athens, Ga
Date: 2022-04-21
English Daisy 004
Location: Barcelona, Spain | April, 2023 
Date: 2023-04-02
Location: Northumberland, UK
Date: 2020-04-20
Location: Botanical Gardens of the State of Georgia...Athens, Ga
Date: 2022-04-12
English Daisy 001
Location: My garden
Date: 2017-04-29
Location: Botanical Gardens of the State of Georgia...Athens, Ga
Date: 2022-04-21
English Daisy 002
Location: Botanical Gardens of the State of Georgia...Athens, Ga
Date: 2022-04-21
English Daisy 002
Location: Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
Date: 2021-04-01
Location: Fairfax, Virginia (Outdoors)
Location: Columbus, OH
Date: 5-16-2003
Location: Barcelona, Spain | April, 2023 
Date: 2023-04-02
Location: Northumberland, UK
Date: 2008-05-07

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Location: Fairfax, Virginia (Outdoors)
Location: Fairfax, Virginia (Outdoors)
Location: Fairfax, Virginia (Outdoors)
Location: Fairfax, Virginia (Outdoors)
Location: My garden in Belgium
Date: 2009-06-04
Location: CZ Sirem
Date: 4000-05-08
Location: Columbus, OH
Date: 5-19-2003
Location: Barcelona, Spain | April, 2023 
Date: 2023-04-02
Location: my brothers garden, Vichte, Belgium
Date: 28th April 2007
Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar, B.C. 
Date: 2017-06-03
 1:49 pm. Blooms for four to five months - a nice bonus.
Location: Hamilton Square Garden, Historic City Cemetery, Sacramento CA.
Date: 2018-02-13
A few of the, not so humble, varieties of the lowly Lawn Daisy.

Date: 2015-07-13
Credit florum

Date: 2015-07-13
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Uploaded by jvdubb

Date: April
credit: Böhringer Friedrich

Date: 2014-02-28
Location: Pacific Northwest, zone 8
Date: 2016-03-05
Beautiful addition to the lawn.

Photo courtesy of Annie's Annuals and Perennials
Location: DISCLAIMER: This is an old photo from an old phone. I don't know why, but the photos look "deep fried". sorry about that.

Photo courtesy of Annie's Annuals and Perennials
Location: Fairfax, Virginia (Outdoors)
Location: Fairfax, Virginia (Outdoors)

Date: 2007-04-13
Photo courtesy of: Klasse im Garten
Location:  Jardin des Plantes Paris, France
Date: 2005
photo by David Monniaux

 Photo Courtesy of Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds. Used with permissi
  • Uploaded by Joy
Location: Tower Hill Garden, Tower Hamlets, London, England, United Kingdom
Date: 2023-06-11
Location: Cedarhome, Washington
Growing in lawn for color pop

photo credit: H. Zell
Location: My garden near Lincoln UK
Date: 2008-04-28
Some years it does better than others, it seems to like untrodden
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Comments:
  • Posted by KFredenburg (Black Hills, SD - Zone 5a) on Jun 21, 2020 1:27 PM concerning plant:
    It may be with this plant that the word "daisy" originated. It means "day's eye" and comes from Anglo-Saxon daeges ege. English Daisy folds up its rays at night and opens them again at dawn—the "eye of the day." This pretty flower is a common weed in lawns, especially in the cool moist region near the coast. A "double" form is planted as an ornamental.
  • Posted by Bonehead (Planet Earth - Zone 8b) on May 29, 2013 9:27 AM concerning plant:
    Introduced from Europe, is now widely established and has become naturalized in the Pacific Northwest. I have several happy colonies coexisting in my front lawn. Mowing just seems to bring on more flowers. Named after the Belides, one of whom died in fear of Vertumnus, the god of spring, and sank to the earth in the form of a daisy. Mine range from white to hot pink.
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p1mkw From January 30, 2015 to February 1, 2015 Seeds germinated
Already germinated!
p1mkw On January 27, 2015 Seeds sown
Started seeds in plugs
Lioba On May 11, 2017 Obtained plant
Dug up a clump that grew where I didn't want it. First I put it in a tire and the rabbits loved it. I took out what survived and put it at the edge of my shade garden by the road. It gets afternoon sun as it is setting. My cat guards that area so the plants are safe. Now they are spreading.
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