No sunny border would seem complete without the familiar presence of Shasta Daisies.
This is a unique strain, featuring flowers with very finely-cut or fringed petals surrounding a golden centre. Also excellent in tubs or mixed containers. Flowers are ideal for cutting.
Divide plants in the spring every 2 to 3 years to maintain vigour. Removing faded flowers regularly will greatly increase the blooming time. Attractive to butterflies.
information source: www.perennials.com.
Approximately 100 seeds in 0,2g packet.
Genus - Chrysanthemum
Species - Leucanthemum Maximum
Variety - Crazy Daisy
Common name - Shasta Daisy
Pre-Treatment - Not-required
Hardiness zones - 5 - 8
Height - 0,60 - 0,80 m
Spread - 0,60 m
Plant type - Perennial
Exposure - Full Sun, Partial Sun
Growth rate - Medium
Soil PH - Neutral, alkaline, acid
Soil type - Clay, Loam, Sand
Water requirements - Average Water
Landscape uses - Shasta daisies provide long-lasting summer bloom and are mainstays of the perennial border, cottage garden and cutting garden. Rock gardens. Containers.
Bloom season - June - August
Leaf / Flower color - Green / White
Sow from March to April inside in pots, dishes or directly into soil outside after the last frosts till the end of June.
Cover lightly (1-2 mm) with soil or vermiculite, firm and keep moist. Will germinate in warm and bright position.
Ideal temperature for germination - ~+20C. Germination time - 10-20 days.
Winter protection in harsh climates recommended.
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