Shasta daisy

Leucanthemum × superbum 'Wirral Supreme'

Shasta daisy - Leucanthemum × superbum  'Wirral Supreme'

Common Name: Shasta daisy
Genus: Leucanthemum
Species: ◊ superbum
Cultivar: 'Wirral Supreme'

Category: Perennials
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Makes good cut flowers, Long flowering period

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 1.50 m (150 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sun or Partial shadeSpread: 0.75 m (75 cm)

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: White, Yellow
Foliage Colour: GreenFlowering Period: June to September

Soil Type: Normal/Loam or Sandy/Light
Soil Moisture: Moist, but well drained

 A pretty ruff of long, white, slightly reflexed petals surround a central disc of densely packed short petals, lemon coloured at the centre. One of the best double-flowered varieties this tall sprightly shasta daisy will flower throughout the summer and add coolness and freshness to a summer border. It makes an excellent cut flower too.

  • Garden care: Divide congested plants in early spring or late summer. Protect young plants from slugs and snails. Cut down to the ground in autumn.


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