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Oxeye Daisy

Chrysanthemum leucanthemum

Oxeye Daisy Plant Features

A blessing and a curse, oxeye daisy, develops lovely, cheerful white daisy like flowers through the summer and fall. The plants are a snap to grow and look terrific in a mixed border or naturalized in a lawn. However, in some locations, oxeye daisy can become invasive so always remove flower heads before they mature because each flower can spread thousands of seeds. Oxeye daisy grows 18 to 24 inches tall and make excellent cut flowers. The plants prefer a sunny location, but will also grow in partial shade. Butterflies love the nectar-rich blooms. Hardy from zones 4-8.

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Oxeye Daisy Growing Instructions

Oxeye daisy will grow practically anywhere. They prefer a rich, well-drained soil, but will thrive almost as well in hot, dry locations. Although they are perennials, oxeye daisies only live a few years so let new plants sprout to keep the flower show going.

This plant is not intended for human or animal consumption.

  • Light

    Outside: Part sun
    Outside: Sun

  • Colors


  • Water

    Medium water needs

  • Special Features

    Attracts butterflies
    Super-easy to grow

Complement your Oxeye Daisy with these varieties:
The tall, spiky, pink flower stalks of liatris are a good partner for the loose, wiry bloom stalks of oxeye daisy.