Oxeye Daisy description:
White daisy flowers with a yellow eye in late spring and early summer.
A pollinator friendly plant including bees.
This is a butterfly friendly plant.
Good for wildlife in general.
How easy is it to grow:
Good for the front or middle of a border, or in a wildlife garden and it is trouble-free in most soils, including heavy or clay soils.
Buy mail order wildflowers with confidence because this is trouble free and easy.
Other common names: Marguerite, Big daisy, Bull daisy, Field daisy, Herb Margaret or Horse daisy, and many more.
Botanical name: Chrysanthum leucanthemum or Leucanthemum vulgare.
The best position in the garden:
Sun or semi shade.
Is it useful as a groundcover plant?
Yes, it will fill a gap in the flower border or wildflower garden.
What type of soil:
Any reasonable soil, also tolerates clay soil, acid soil and chalky soil,
How much moisture:
Hardiness and, or, lifespan:
Care and maintenance:
When newly planted always keep it watered until the roots have grown down and it is able to find its own moisture.
Size of plant:
Height 40 cm.
Spread 50 cm.
Planting density – to calculate how many plants are required in a planting scheme:
Allow 4 plants per square metre.
Wildflowers by post for your container, raised bed, wildflower garden, patio and borders.