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Shasta Daisy
Leucanthemum x superbum

Asteraceae (Compositae)

Dark green, lanceolate leaves with coarsely toothed margins. Single flowers composed of both ray and disk flowers. Ray flowers are white and disk flowers are yellow.

Plant Form or Habit: upright

Plant Type: perennial

Plant Use: beds & borders cutflowers

Propagation: stem cuttings

Light Requirement: high

Flower Color: white

Blooming Period: summer

Height: 2.5 - 3 ft

Width: 12-18 in

Foliage Texture: medium

Heat Tolerance: medium

Water Requirements: medium

Additional Comments: Rich, moist soil; divide to maintain vigor every 3-4 years. May have fungal problems in damp soil.


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