Its beautiful white blossoms with bright yellow "eyes" have graced highways and byways in all fifty states for centuries. Originally introduced from Eurasia as a showy ornamental, it blooms throughout the summer months. 'Ox-Eye Daisy' prefers full sun and moist soil. Will grow eighteen to thirty inches tall.
It has proven itself to be highly adaptable to different climate zones and in some states, now finds itself on their "noxious weed" list (see below). If you are not allowed to grow it in your area, and want white daisies in your landscape, try Luther Burbank
's 1890 introduction, the 'Shasta Daisy
'. A fairly hardy perennial, it thrives in USDA zones 3-8. Each packet contains 0.25 gram, which is approximately 400 seeds.