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BluebelltimeBluebelltime Posts: 196
I've bought some.bellis for the the first time. Pic below. Are they perennials or biennial as I've read they are both which is confusing to me? And how can I propogate them? 

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  • Butterfly66Butterfly66 BirminghamPosts: 736
    They are perennial but not very hardy so not guaranteed to make it through the winter. For that reason they are usually used as annual bedding. A lot of our annual bedding plants are perennials just not in our UK climate
    Hope that makes sense, it can be confusing sometimes 🙂
     If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.”—Marcus Tullius Cicero
  • EustaceEustace OxfordPosts: 775
    I had bellis flowering in 2 pots last spring and summer. Only 1 pot made it through the winter. I think if they were properly overwintered in a frost-free place, both of them would've survived. I just left them outside over winter.


  • Busy-LizzieBusy-Lizzie Posts: 18,382
    They grow from seed. Mine used to seed themselves.
    Dordogne and Norfolk
  • LynLyn DevonPosts: 19,861
    Do yours self seed with the same colour Liz?  Mine always revert to the common or garden weed Daisy. 
    Gardening on the wild, windy west side of Dartmoor. 

  • didywdidyw East SuffolkPosts: 1,694
    I bought some of these last autumn to plant up for one of my winter pots and they looked very cheery all through the winter so they were hardy for me.  They are flowering still.  I haven't got around to thinking what to do with them next - I assumed the compost heap but I'll see how long they keep going for.
  • B3B3 Posts: 21,410
    I had some 2019/20 They kept on flowering through the winter and early summer. I had to put them in the ground eventually to free up space in the container. One is flowering at the moment. I haven't looked to see if any of the others survived.
    They're a great little plant for winter colour.
    In London. Keen but lazy.
  • BluebelltimeBluebelltime Posts: 196
    They are perennial but not very hardy so not guaranteed to make it through the winter. For that reason they are usually used as annual bedding. A lot of our annual bedding plants are perennials just not in our UK climate
    Hope that makes sense, it can be confusing sometimes 🙂
    Thanks. I learnt something there !
  • BluebelltimeBluebelltime Posts: 196
    If I wanted to overwinter them, is that possible if I put them in sheltered place or would I need to bring them in 
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