Ox-eye daisy

Leucanthemum vulgare

Ox-eye daisy - Leucanthemum vulgare

Common Name: Ox-eye daisy
Genus: Leucanthemum
Species: vulgare

Category: Wildflowers
Growth Rate: Fast growing
Features: Makes good cut flowers, Long flowering period

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 0.40 m (40 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sunSpread: 0.20 m (20 cm)

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: White, Yellow
Foliage Colour: GreenFlowering Period: June to August

Soil Type: Normal/Loam
Soil Moisture: Moist, but well drained

Large white daisy-like flowers with yellow centres on long stalks. This native wildflower is commonly found growing in bold swathes on grassy banks and roadside verges from June to August. Perfect for naturalising in a sunny wildflower meadow where it will create a carpet of flowers.

  • Garden care: Divide over-congested clumps in autumn or spring.


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