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Shasta Daisy

Botanical Name
Chrysanthemum x superbum
Min Zone
4
Max Zone
9
Height
1 to 3 feet
Width
2 feet
Flowers
Summer thru frost: white with yellow center
Light
Full sun to light shade
Soil
Moist, well-drained
Planting & Care
  • Space plants 18 to 24 inches apart
  • Good drainage essential for winter hardiness
  • Deadhead to prolong bloom
  • Divide every 2 to 3 years
  • Cut back during rest stage to basal foliage
Problems
Rot, leaf spot, plant bug
Varieties
  • Banana Cream - long blooming, 4 to 5 inch creamy yellow flowers
  • Alaska - longer lived and hardier, prune for shorter, sturdier plants
  • Becky - 3 feet, no staking, Perennial Plant of the Year 2003
  • Switzerland - no staking needed
  • Snow Lady - All-America Selections, 10 to 18 inches, single white flowers
  • Silver Princess - compact, 12 inches, lots of flowers

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