Native to Europe and western Asia. Grow in Zones 1–9, 14–24 as a perennial, anywhere except Hawaii as an annual. The original English daisies are the kind sometimes seen growing in lawns. Plump, fully double ones sold in nurseries are horticultural varieties that make good edging or bedding plants; they are also effective with bulbs. Dark green, 1–2-in.-long leaves form rosettes to 8 in. wide. Pink, rose, red, or white flowers are borne on 3–6-in. stems in spring and early summer; deadhead to prolong bloom. Longer lived where summers are cool. Best with light shade in hottest climates. Propagate by division.
Vigorous plant to 2 1/2 ft. tall, covered in a haze of flowers up to 3 ft. wide in summer. The calyx i...
Grows to 10 in. tall and 16 in. wide. Foliage is very deep burgundy—nearly black—with a gl...
Bright pinkish purple flowers in spikelike clusters that grow to 4–5 ft. tall.