Leucanthemum vulgare - Oxeye Daisy

Oxeye Daisy

Leucanthemum vulgare

Also called Marguerite

  • AKA Chrysanthemum leucanthemum
  • Single, white, daisy-like flower with a bright yellow cone
  • Long, spoon-shaped, dark green leaves, 8 cm long, with serrated edges
  • Has a loose, airy appearance
  • Bloom Time: June to August
  • Flower Height: 90 cm
  • Flower size: 5 cm

ZONE:
3

COLOUR:
White

HEIGHT:
60-75 cm

SPREAD:
50-60 cm

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Growing and Maintenance Tips:


Grows best in a moist to average, well-drained soil, in full sun. Can tolerate extreme conditions once established. Spreads by rhizomes, but is also a prolific seeder, so it can quickly get out of control. Prune flowers immediately after they finish to help control unwanted spread.

Additional Notes about Oxeye Daisy:


Introduced and naturalized throughout all of North America. Invasive, and prohibited in at least ten states.

As an alternative, if you really want that daisy look, consider Shasta Daisy varieties: Leucanthemum x superbum spp.