Remains one of the all-time best for multitudes of pure white large blooms with yellow centers. Alaska is long-lasting, very hardy and free flowering. Use this easy-to-grow variety of a garden favorite in containers, and perennial or wild gardens.
Shasta daisies are unsurpassed in the border and for cutting. Cheerful flowers late spring to midsummer. Combines well with any other plant you choose. Also known as Leucanthemum superbum.
Give them a sunny spot and a balanced plant food in the spring and again when buds form. Remove uncut flowers as they fade to promote further bloom. Give these plenty of space since they don't like to be crowded. Can be divided every 2-3 years in spring or fall. To prevent potential flopping, cut back by one-third in midspring or install plant supports. Good winter drainage is essential.