• AGM plants

    AGM plants have been through a rigourous trial and assessment programme. They are:

    • Excellent for ordinary use in appropriate conditions
    • Available to buy
    • Of good constitution
    • Essentially stable in form & colour
    • Reasonably resistant to pests & diseases

Bellis perennis Tasso Series

Daisy Tasso Series

Daisy Tasso Series

© � RHS 1999

  • Other common names Daisy Tasso Series

  • Synonyms Bellis perennis 'Tasso Mixed'

  • Genus Bellis are perennials forming a rosette of spoon-shaped leaves, with daisy-like flower-heads, often double in cultivars, from early spring to late summer

  • Family Asteraceae / Asteraceae

  • Species Tasso Series is a compact plant to 15cm in height, grown as an annual, with rosettes of dark leaves and pompon-like, fully double flower heads to 6cm across, in shades of red, pink and white

Characteristics

  • Foliage Evergreen

  • Habit Clump-forming

Colour

Sunlight

  • Full Sun

  • Partial Shade

  • Aspect South-facing or East-facing

  • Exposure Sheltered or Exposed

Soil

  • Chalk

    Loam

  • Chalk

    Sand

  • MoistureWell-drained

  • SoilLoam, Sand

  • pHAcid, Neutral, Alkaline

Size

  • Ultimate height

    0.1-0.5 metres

  • Ultimate spread

    0-0.1 metre

  • Time to ultimate height

    1-2 years

How to grow

Cultivation Grow in well-drained moderately fertile soil in full sun or partial shade

Propagation Propagate by seed or division

Suggested planting locations and garden types Flower borders and beds Garden Edging City & Courtyard Gardens Cottage & Informal Garden Patio & Container Plants

How to care

Pruning Cut back after flowering

Pests Generally pest free

Diseases Generally disease free

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