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Leucanthemum

Leucanthemum spp.

Full Sun
Moderate care
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

9a

USDA zone

-7°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1m

Max

1m

10cm

Min

30cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Leucanthemum Overview

A genus of around 29 accepted species of herbaceous perennials in the Asteraceae (daisy) family, with a Central and Southern European distribution. They are robust plants that have naturalised widely on other continents. They have narrow leaves and typically daisy-like, composite, white and yellow flowerheads held on erect stems. They are useful in wildflower or naturalistic planting schemes, as well as for use as cut flowers. The species L. vulgare is known commonly as marguerite or ox-eye daisy,

Common problems with Leucanthemum

How to propagate Leucanthemum

Seed

Division

Perennials are best divided in early spring or late summer.

Cuttings

You can propagate from seeds or cuttings.

Special features of Leucanthemum

Attractive flowers

Attracts bees

Attracts butterflies

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