Habanera is the largest flowered Bellis on the market. The Habanera White Red Tips variety produces white flowers with red tips, which bloom in early to mid-spring. The plant has a low-growing, compact habit, reaching a height of about 6 inches (15 cm) and spreading up to 10 inches (25 cm) in diameter.
Bellis perennis Habanera White Red Tips is commonly grown as a ground cover or as an edging plant in gardens, and can also be grown in pots or containers. The plant prefers well-drained soil and full to partial sun exposure. It is a hardy plant that can tolerate frost and cold temperatures.
The plant is easy to care for, requiring regular watering and occasional fertilization. Deadheading the spent flowers can help promote more blooms. Bellis perennis Habanera White Red Tips can also attract pollinators such as bees and butterflies to your garden.
USES: Alpine & Rock Gardens, Borders, Containers, Cut Flowers, Edging, Massed
Botanical Name: Bellis perennis ‘Habanera White Red Tips’
Common Name: English Daisy
Flower Color: Red, White
Flowering Time: Spring, Summer
Plant Height: 4-6 in (10-15 cm)
Plant Width: 6-8 in (15-20cm)
Light Requirements: Full sun or Partial Shade
Water Requirements: Average to moist
Soil Requirements: Normal, Sandy or Clay
USDA Zone: 3-9
Sowing Instructions (Cliff Notes Version): Germinate at 70-75 °F (21-24 °C). Do not cover seeds.