Sign up for free

"Thanks for an excellent service. I recommend Shoot."

– Sybil Maden , Cumbria

Leucanthemum vulgare (Ox-eye daisy)

Skill rating
Skill rating
Beginner
skill rating
Maintenance level
Maintenance level
1 hour care
per year
Ultimate height
Ultimate height
0.1m
Max height
Ultimate spread
Ultimate spread
0.5m
Max spread
Time to maturity
Time to maturity
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name: Leucanthemum vulgare

Other names: Ox-eye daisy, White weed, White daisy, Marguerite, White goldes, Moon penny, Maudlinwort, Midsummer daisy, Love-me-not, Large white gowan, Espibawn, Herb Margaret, White goldes, Sheriff pink, Love-me, Field daisy, Leucanthemum vulgare, May queen, Leucanthemum vulgare 'Maikönigin', Ox eye daisy, Oxeye daisy

Genus: Leucanthemum Leucanthemum

Species: L. vulgare - L. vulgare is a perennial with dark green foliage and small white daisy-like flowers in spring and summer.


Leucanthemum vulgare is: Deciduous

Flower: White, Yellow in Spring; White, Yellow in Summer

Foliage: Green in All seasons

Habit: Clump-forming

How to care

Watch out for

General care

Pruning: Deadhead regularly then cut stems down to the ground in winter. . REGISTER to read more...

Propagation methods: Division, Seed. REGISTER to read more...


Sign up for your FREE ACCOUNT today or login to receive detailed monthly care instructions

Where to grow

Leucanthemum vulgare (Ox-eye daisy) will reach a height of 0.1m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses: Beds and borders, Garden edging, Containers, Wildflower, Wildlife

Cultivation: Plant in moderately fertile, moist but well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade. This plant may need support.

Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade

Aspect: North, South, East, West

Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)


Use My Plant Check to see if this plant is a good match for your garden

Companion plants
my plant check
PLANTS TO BUY
Leucanthemum 'Sunny Side Up'
£ 4.50
Leucanthemum 'Aglaia'
£ 4.50
Leucanthemum X Superbum &Lsquo;Aglaia’ (Agm)
£ 4.49
Leucanthemum X Superbum 'Old Court Variety'
£ 4.50
Leucanthemum X Superbum Thomas Killin (Agm)
£ 4.49
Delphinium 'Magic Fountains Dark Blue' (3 Plants)
£ 10.00
£10.50

Botanical name: Leucanthemum vulgare

Other names: Ox-eye daisy, White weed, White daisy, Marguerite, White goldes, Moon penny, Maudlinwort, Midsummer daisy, Love-me-not, Large white gowan, Espibawn, Herb Margaret, White goldes, Sheriff pink, Love-me, Field daisy, Leucanthemum vulgare, May queen, Leucanthemum vulgare 'Maikönigin', Ox eye daisy, Oxeye daisy

Genus: Leucanthemum Leucanthemum

Species: L. vulgare - L. vulgare is a perennial with dark green foliage and small white daisy-like flowers in spring and summer.


Leucanthemum vulgare is: Deciduous

Flower: White, Yellow in Spring; White, Yellow in Summer

Foliage: Green in All seasons

Habit: Clump-forming

Watch out for

General care

Pruning: Deadhead regularly then cut stems down to the ground in winter. . REGISTER to read more...

Propagation methods: Division, Seed. REGISTER to read more...


Sign up for your FREE ACCOUNT today or login to receive detailed monthly care instructions

Leucanthemum vulgare (Ox-eye daisy) will reach a height of 0.1m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses: Beds and borders, Garden edging, Containers, Wildflower, Wildlife

Cultivation: Plant in moderately fertile, moist but well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade. This plant may need support.

Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade

Aspect: North, South, East, West

Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)


Use My Plant Check to see if this plant is a good match for your garden

In order to add a note on this plant, please add this plant to your plant lists.

Close panel
In progress indicator
Full size image
In progress indicator
Caption

Caption

Cancel and close this form
Suitable for your garden?
In progress indicator
This plant likes... Garden match
Soil types: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types) Tell us...
Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained Tell us...
Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral Tell us...
Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade Tell us...
Aspect: North, South, East, West Tell us...
Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered Tell us...
Hardiness: Hardy (H4) Tell us...

DISCUSS THIS PLANT

Leucanthemum vulgare

Ox-eye daisies or moon daisies are among the first...
There are 1 active discussions about Leucanthemum vulgare (Ox-eye daisy)

To add a comment, ask a question and read all discussions about this plant...

Join shoot's community

GARDENS WITH THIS PLANT

There are 3 members with Leucanthemum vulgare (Ox-eye daisy) in their garden.

To view all members' gardens with this plant...

Join shoot's community

YOU MIGHT LIKE...

Leucanthemum 'Sunny Side Up'
£ 4.50
Leucanthemum 'Aglaia'
£ 4.50
Leucanthemum X Superbum &Lsquo;Aglaia’ (Agm)
£ 4.49
Leucanthemum X Superbum 'Old Court Variety'
£ 4.50
Leucanthemum X Superbum Thomas Killin (Agm)
£ 4.49
Delphinium 'Magic Fountains Dark Blue' (3 Plants)
£ 10.00
£10.50

Report content or feedback to Shoot

To add ? to your lists,
login to your account or subscribe.

Find out more about plant lists here

or Login


To check if this plant is suitable for your garden first login to your account or subscribe.

or Login