Ox Eye Daisy, plant

$8.80$14.30 incl. GST

Usually Available: all year
Shipping: NOT Western Australia or Tasmania, NOT internationally
Botanical Name: Chrysanthemum leucanthemum
Pot Size: 50mm tube, 100mm pot


Ox-Eye Daisy plant, Chrysanthemum leucanthemum, is also known as Maudlin. This plant was originally dedicated to the goddess Artemis. In Christian times it was re-dedicated to Mary Magdalene. The young leaves have a culinary use as a salad green and as a cooked vegetable. Approved by German Commission E as a remedy for bronchitis, colds, gall bladder problems, liver problems and immune system support. Ox-Eye Daisy plant is native to Europe and Asia and is adaptable to most soils and positions. Drought and frost tolerant. A perennial plant, growing to 0.7m x 0.5m. Produces traditional daisy flowers in spring and summer.