Oxeye Daisy


Oxeye Daisy

Leucanthemum vulgare

Common Name: Oxeye Daisy

Latin Name: Leucanthemum vulgare

Ultimate Height: 1 Meter

Flower Colour: White and Yellow

Type: Perennial

Soil: Clay, Loam, Sand, Chalk, Acid, Alkaline, Neutral PH

History, uses and notes:

Oxeye Daisy is the proud, largest member of our native daisies in the UK. It's broad white petals and distinctive yellow disc foret are attractive to children as well as our pollinating friends. 

In Somerset, the Oxeye daisy is sometimes connected with the Thunder God and called Dun Daisy. Historically used to treat ailments, ranging from whooping cough to nervous dispositions. 

Flowering from May to September, Oxeye Daisy will certainly help bring #bringthebeesback