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: 12-24 inches
Plant Spread: 18-24 inches
Leaves: Semi-evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: 2"-3"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Late summer or early fall
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Cut Flower
Suitable as Annual
Wildlife Attractant: Butterflies
Resistances: Rabbit Resistant
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Can handle transplanting
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots
Awards and Recognitions: AAS (All-America Selection®): 1988 National

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

Photo Gallery
Location: My garden in Albuquerque, NM Zone 7b
Date: 05.10.21
Location: KALAMA WA
Date: 2008-07-18
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Location: Indiana  Zone 5
Date: Jul 10, 2008 8:34 AM
Location: In my garden in Kalama, Wa.
Date: 2008-07-08
  • Uploaded by Joy
Location: In my garden in Kalama, Wa.
Date: 2008-07-08
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Location: At a nursery
Date: 2008-06-25
Location: At a nursery
Date: 2008-06-25

Date: 2013-07-18

Date: 2013-07-18
Location: Pembroke, GA
Date: 2016-08-21
Photo courtesy of Santa Rosa Gardens. Used with permission.
Location: In my garden in Kalama, Wa.
Date: 2007-07-17
  • Uploaded by Joy
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  • Posted by gardengus (Indiana Zone 5b) on Sep 22, 2011 7:22 PM concerning plant:
    a nice short daisy, only gets to 12-14 inches tall here.

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