Ox Eye Daisy, seed

$4.40$9.90 incl. GST

Seed Count: 100 / packet
Germination Difficulty: moderate
Botanical Name: Chrysanthemum leucanthemum syn; Leucanthemum vulgare
Seed / Gram: 2,000 / gram

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Description

Ox-Eye Daisy, Chrysanthemum leucanthemum, is sometimes known as Maudlin. Ox-Eye Daisy 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 is native to Europe and Asia. 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.