Ox-Eye Daisy, Common Daisy
Until recently, the species discussed here—including Shasta daisy, which is arguably the most well-known chrysanthemum—were classed as Chrysanthemum species. All bear the beautiful white summer daisies that are cottage-garden essentials.Leucanthemum vulgare
European native naturalized in many places; spreads by rhizomes and self-seeding. Grows to 2 ft. high, 1 ft. wide, with bright green foliage and yellow-centered white daisies from late spring to fall.
Valued for its spicy sweet perfume and cut flowers. Oblong leaves to 4 in. long. Flowers are sing...
Low foliage mounds about a foot wide. Flower stems, 1–2 ft. topped with white blossoms in summer...
Parent of popular hybrid G. x grandiflora. Has been largely replaced in garden cultu...