General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Plant Height: 24-36 inches
Plant Spread: 18-24 inches
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: 3"-4"
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Other: Deadheading flowers ensures more flowering throughout the season.
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Salt tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Awards and Recognitions: Other: 2003 PPA Perennial Plant of the Year; 2002 Great Plant Picks Award Winner

Common names
  • Shasta Daisy
Botanical names
  • Accepted: Leucanthemum x superbum
  • Synonym: Chrysanthemum x superbum
  • Synonym: Leucanthemum maximum x lacustre

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  • Posted by SongofJoy (Clarksville, TN - Zone 6b) on Jan 18, 2012 2:40 PM concerning plant:
    This was the Perennial Plant Association's Plant of the Year for 2003. It's great because it's beautiful, growing up to 3 feet tall with a 4-5 inch flower head. It flowers from summer to fall if deadheaded occasionally, the flower stalks stand up in hard summer rains, it is great for northern as well as southern gardeners, and the flowers make great cut flowers. Give it full sun and average soil. This one is very prolific and very hardy here. It grows vigorously and multiplies rapidly. (Sunlight Gardens)
Plant Events from our members
christine2 On May 5, 2017 Transplanted
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christine2 On June 1, 2008 Obtained plant
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SuperHappyCamper On August 2, 2022 Obtained plant
Purchased from Pike's Nursery (clearance $8).
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