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Chrysanthemum leucanthemum/Ox-eye Daisy

Chrysanthemum leucanthemum / Chrysanthemum leucanthemum
A wonderful perennial for the summer garden
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A wonderful perennial for the summer garden

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Scientific Name: Chrysanthemum leucanthemum
Common Name: Ox-eye Daisy
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Height: 1-2 feet
Spread: 2 -3 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: White
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Dry
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Low
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Yes
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Comments: May be confused with Shasta Daisy, but its performance is not as satisfactory. This introduced wildflower species has become invasive in some locations, but is quite attractive in mass plantings where few other plants will grow and bloom. Associated with relatively dry landscapes on disturbed sites.