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g.kingg.king Posts: 43
Went to Ascot House & Gardens ne Leighton Buzzard today and saw many different coloured versions of this. Quite dainty little flowers no more than an inch is size.

Anyone know what it is?

Thx


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  • AthelasAthelas Posts: 565
    Bellis perennis 'Pomponette'
  • AnniDAnniD Posts: 9,610
    Easy to raise from seed if you fancy having a go. I grew these and they have been flowering for weeks.
    https://www.chilternseeds.co.uk/item_193L_bellis_perennis_tasso_series_tasso_formula_mixed
  • g.kingg.king Posts: 43
    Thank you @Athelas and @AnniD
    Isn't it a bit too late to sow from seed for flowering this year?
  • B3B3 Posts: 21,475
    I've had the red ones flower through the winter into early summer. I'm fact they were still going strong when I had to move them to put something else in the container 
    In London. Keen but lazy.
  • JennyJJennyJ DoncasterPosts: 6,099
    I think they're biennials - sow now to flower next spring.
  • AnniDAnniD Posts: 9,610
    edited June 2021
    Yes, l sowed them around August time (can't remember exactly but l could look in my diary). Planted them out in October, and as soon as the days started to lengthen off they went. I'd say they've been really doing well since the middle of April. 
  • EustaceEustace OxfordPosts: 808
    edited June 2021
    I have an overwintered bellis bellisima, which was planted as a garden-ready plug in March last year, which is still going strong.
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