Bellium minutum

Miniature Mat Daisy

Bellium is a vigorous grower, covering itself with a multitude of 1/2" white daisies from late spring through the summer.
Zones5 - 9
Advantages
Evergreen
Light Requirements
Full Shade
Annual Rainfall
10 to 20"
20 to 30"
30 to 40"
40 to 50"
Mature Height2" tall
Mature Spread15" wide
Bloom TimeLate spring through the summer.
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SKUHC016099

USDA Hardiness Planting Zones

To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.

  • If the coldest winter temperature expected in your area is -15°F (zone 5) then any plants rated zones 3-5 will survive the winter temperatures in your area.
  • If you live in very warm winter areas (zones 9-11) plants with zones 3-4 ratings are not recommended. The lack of freezing winter temperatures do not provide a time for winter dormancy (rest).

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2" tall x 15" wide (cutting propagated). Consider this one for shady areas of your yard. Bellium is a vigorous grower, covering itself with a multitude of 1/2" white daisies from late spring through the summer. The tiny, spoon-shaped leaves form a dense mat of foliage. Needs regular watering; not recommended for dry shade areas. Ideal for planting between flagstone or pavers in spots too shady for Creeping Thyme. Can tolerate occasional foot traffic.

Flat of 32 plants will cover 40 square feet when planted together

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Associated SKUsHC016099
HC013968 (Plant - 2.5" Pot)
HC015655 (Tray of 32)
Common Name
Miniature Mat Daisy
Botanical Name
Bellium minutum
Zones
5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Light Requirements
Full Shade
Flower Color
White
Mature Height
2" tall
Mature Spread
15" wide
Bloom Time
Late spring through the summer.
Ships As
Potted Plant
Soil Type
Average Soil, Compost Enriched Garden Loam Soil
Soil Moisture
Moist / Wet
Amount Of Rain
10 to 20", 20 to 30", 30 to 40", 40 to 50"
Advantages
Evergreen
Ideal Region
Anywhere In The US, Northeast, Midwest, West, Southwest, Pacific Northwest
Planting Time
Spring / Summer, Fall
Neonicotinoid Free
Item Unit Of Measure
Tray
Ships To Canada
No
Planting Guides

Tips On Growing Bellium (Miniature Mat Daisy)

Bellium (Miniature Mat Daisy) - An Old World species used as a small-scale ground cover.
Preferred growing conditions:

  • Plant in most any soil type, including clay.
  • This is a shade loving plant for morning sun or all day shade planting sites.
  • Mulching is not necessary.
  • Water regularly to keep the soil moist. Not recommended for dry gardens.
  • Fertilize lightly in the fall with Yum Yum Mix/compost blend.

Special comments:

  • Deadhead to extend the blooming season.
  • Plants can be divided during the spring to create more transplants.

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Zone 9Shipping begins the week of October 7th, 2019
Zone 10Shipping begins the week of October 14th, 2019

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