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Leucanthemum vulgare

Common Name(s):
Marguerite, Ox-eye daisy
Categories:
Perennials, Wildflowers
Comment:

Previous nomenclature for this plant was Chrysanthemum leucanthemum.

Season:
Spring, summer
Height:
1-2 ft.
Foliage:
Dark, narrow, much-lobed or toothed leaves from 1 to 5 inches long, with longest leaves at base of stem
Flower:
2-in. white daisy with flat yellow disk
Site:
Average garden soil; sun to partial shade; fields, roadsides
Life Cycle:
Perennial
Tags:
chrysanthemum, summer, partial shade, white, sun, yellow, wildflower, perennial, pollinators, spring, butterflies

NCCES plant id: 2520

Leucanthemum vulgare Leucanthemum vulgare growth habit
Photo by Frank Mayfield, CC-BY-SA-2.0
Leucanthemum vulgare Leucanthemum vulgare flower detail
Photo by Jason Pratt, CC BY - 2.0