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Telekia speciosa (Heart-leaved ox eye)

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Time to maturity
2-5 years
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Botanical name: Telekia speciosa

Other names: Heart-leaved ox eye, Ox-eye daisy, Yellow ox-eye, Buphthalmum speciosum

Genus: Telekia

Species: T. speciosa - T. speciosa is a summer-flowering herbaceous perennial. It has bold, heart-shaped leaves and single large, daisy-like flowers with yellow feathery petals and golden centres on branching stems.

Telekia speciosa is: Deciduous

Flower: Yellow in Summer

Foliage: Mid-green in Summer

Habit: Clump-forming, Upright

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Telekia speciosa (Heart-leaved ox eye) will reach a height of 1.2m and a spread of 1.2m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses: Beds and borders, Bog garden, City, Cottage/Informal, Low Maintenance, Waterside, Wildlife, Woodland

Cultivation: Plant in moisture-retentive soil in full or part shade.

Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy

Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Boggy damp conditions

Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Full Shade, Partial Shade

Aspect: North, East, West

Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)

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