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A picture of a Ox-Eye Daisy

Ox-Eye Daisy

Dimorphotheca tragus

Also known as

Cape Marigold, Namaqualand Daisy, African Daisy

Full Sun
Easy care


USDA zone


Minimum temperature


  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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The leaves are oblong and narrow, up to 70 mm long, with sparsely toothed, rough margins.
Dimorphotheca tragus, in habitat.
Dimorphotheca tragus, in habitat.

Ox-Eye Daisy Overview

A perennial herb, with thinly scattered, toothed leaves and bright daisy flowers, which create an attractive sight in spring.

Special features of Ox-Eye Daisy

Attracts butterflies

Drought resistant

Pot plant

Attracts bees