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Leucanthemum x superbum

Shasta Daisy
Classification Scientific Name: Leucanthemum x superbum
  Common Name: Shasta Daisy
  Family: Asteraceae
  Suggested Use: beds & borders

Plant Plant Type: perennial
  Plant Form: upright

  Height: 2.5 - 3 feet
  Spread: 1 - 1.5 feet
  Bloom Period: summer
  Flower Color: white, yellow
  Flower: single flowers composed of both ray and disk flowers

ray flowers are white and disk flowers are yellow
  Foliage Texture: medium
  Foliage: dark green, lanceolate leaves with coarsely toothed margins
Environment USDA Zone: zones 5 - 8
  Sun Requirement: full sun
  Water Requirement: medium
  Soil: well-drained


  Heat Tolerance: medium
Care Maintenance: divide to maintain vigor every 3-4 years
  Liabilities: root rot

white flies
  Propagation: stem cuttings
Leucanthemum x superbum

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