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Telekia speciosa (Heart-leaved ox eye)

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Skill rating
Beginner
skill rating
Maintenance level
Maintenance level
1 hour care
per year
Ultimate height
Ultimate height
1.2m
Max height
Ultimate spread
Ultimate spread
1.2m
Max spread
Time to maturity
Time to maturity
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name: Telekia speciosa

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

Genus: Telekia 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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Where to grow

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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Botanical name: Telekia speciosa

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

Genus: Telekia 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

Watch out for

General care

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


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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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