Leucanthemum maximum (Ramond) DC.

Daisy Chrysanthemum, Max-Chrysanthemum

Family: Compositae

Genus: Leucanthemum

Category: Perennial

Zones: 5 to 9

Size: 1 to 4' tall

Growth Rate: Moderate

Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun, Part Shade


White daisy-like flower with yellow center on single stems with serrated foliage alternate along the stems. Rhizomatous.


Native to France and Spain.

Published in Prodromus (A. P. de Candolle) 6: 46 in 1838.

Basionym Chrysanthemum maximum Ramond


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