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English Daisy Seed

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Bellis perennis

  • Perenniel evergreen.
  • Pretty little white flower with yellow centre.
  • Reaches approx 15 cm tall.
  • So much loved in England.

Supplied as a packet of approximately 2,500 seeds

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Pollinator Friendly

The common English daisy is so much loved, I'm sure many of us will remember in our younger years making daisy chains in the garden in the good old British Summer...

For those of you not so familar with it, daisies are low growing perennial plants with pretty little white flower with sunshine gold middle which reach approximately 15 cm tall and pollinating insects and bees love.  A member of the Asteraceae family. They flower from Spring and throughout the Summer. Daisies are often seen growing in lawns or wild flower meadows and makes a great ground cover!

In Roman times slaves collected sacks of daisies to extract their juices, theses were then used to soak the bandages that would treat soldiers with sword and spear wounds.

Also known as Common Daisy, Lawn Daisy, Wild Daisy and Bairnwort.

  • Perennial.
  • Evergreen.
  • Flower from early Spring to late Summer.
  • Reach 6" (15 cm) tall.
  • Flower in first year.
  • Like a well drained soil.
  • Loves a sunny position but will tolerate partial shade.
  • Germinate at a constant 20°C (68°F), then reduce temperature.
  • Very lightly cover seeds.
  • Can split plants after flowering.

  • Culinary Uses
  • Young leaves can be eaten raw in salad.
  • Flowers can be eaten raw in sandwiches and salads or cooked in soup.
  • Flower buds can be pickled.
  • Can be used to make tea.

  • Medicinal Uses
  • Used to in homeopathy to treat wounds and after surgery.
  • Sometimes used to treat blunt trauma in animals.
  • As a tea or leaves can be used to treat gastrointestinal and respiratory tract (traditionally in Austria).

Recognised to be an excellent attractant and nectar source for bees and other beneficial insects.

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