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Miniature Globe Daisy*

Globularia repens

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Miniature Globe Daisy (Globularia repens) at Alsip Home and Nursery

Miniature Globe Daisy flowers

Miniature Globe Daisy flowers

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* This is a "special order" plant - contact store for details

Height:  1 inch

Spacing:  10 inches

Sunlight:  full sun  partial shade 

Hardiness Zone:  4

Other Names:  Dwarf Globe Daisy, Alpine Globe Daisy

Description:

This is a low growing, carpeting species with showy spherical lavender-blue flowers over many weeks in spring; adaptable and easy to grow, forming a dense mat; great for rock gardens; hardy and vigorous

Ornamental Features

Miniature Globe Daisy has masses of beautiful powder blue ball-shaped flowers with lavender overtones and blue centers at the ends of the stems from early to late spring, which are most effective when planted in groupings. Its tiny glossy oval leaves remain green in color throughout the season. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.

Landscape Attributes

Miniature Globe Daisy is a dense herbaceous perennial with a ground-hugging habit of growth. Its medium texture blends into the garden, but can always be balanced by a couple of finer or coarser plants for an effective composition.

This is a relatively low maintenance plant, and is best cleaned up in early spring before it resumes active growth for the season. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Miniature Globe Daisy is recommended for the following landscape applications;

  • Rock/Alpine Gardens
  • General Garden Use
  • Groundcover

Planting & Growing

Miniature Globe Daisy will grow to be only 1 inch tall at maturity, with a spread of 12 inches. When grown in masses or used as a bedding plant, individual plants should be spaced approximately 10 inches apart. It grows at a fast rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 4 years.

This plant does best in full sun to partial shade. It does best in average to evenly moist conditions, but will not tolerate standing water. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is somewhat tolerant of urban pollution. This species is not originally from North America. It can be propagated by division.

 

* This is a "special order" plant - contact store for details

 
 
Hardiness Zone Plant Height Minimum Sunlight
Characteristics
Rock  Garden  Groundcover 
Applications
Flowers 
Ornamental Features