Chrysanthemum Ox Eye Daisy

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750 Seeds
Leucanthemum vulgare
Item Code: 15458
Hardy Perennial (HP)
Full Sun
Suitable For Cutting
Suitable For Cutting
Suitable for Attracting Bees
Suitable for Attracting Butterflies
Perfect for Pollination
Suitable for Attracting Wildlife
Height: 60cm/24in
Caution: May cause skin allergy.
Plant Class: Hardy Perennial (HP)
Habit: Bushy, Medium

Details

Details

A classic for sunny borders and wild areas. Excellent cut flower, attracts butterflies and bees.

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Planting & Harvesting

Sow & Grow

Sow indoors for surest results, March-May, 0.5cm (¼") deep, in trays of compost. Water well and place in a cold frame, unheated greenhouse, or on a cool windowsill. Seedlings usually appear in 14-42 days. Transplant seedlings, 5cm (2") apart, to further trays when large enough to handle. Always hold seedlings by a leaf, never by the stem. Gradually accustom young plants to outside conditions (avoid frosts), before planting out into well-drained soil, May-October, 25cm (10") apart. Or, sow outdoors, March-May or September-October, in a seed bed, into finely-prepared, well-drained soil, which has already been watered. Thin seedlings to 5cm (2") apart, before planting out to flowering position in spring or autumn. Flowers: June-August, the following year.

Hint's & Tips

Native Habitat: Mainly seen growing wild in pasture, grassland and on roadsides, making it an ideal addition to the flower border and wildlife areas.