Chrysanthemum x superbum Lacrosse

Shasta Daisy, Leucanthemum superbum

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Pristine white open-faced flowers with sunny yellow centers emerge quilled, like tiny Lacrosse sticks! Very desirable for its compact habit, allowing placement in the front of the border and along walkways. The dark green clump-forming foliage is slender and toothed.

Easy to grow in containers, perfect for wildflower gardens and borders. Itís hard to imagine a summer flower garden without Shasta Daisies. Deadhead to prolong flowering.

Details

Item Code: CSLA
Type: Perennials, Mums
Height: Short 1'
Spacing: Plant 18" apart
Bloom Time: Late Spring to Mid-Summer
Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Mostly Sunny
Zones: 5-8   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Clay
Flower: White
Accent: White
Patent: Pending
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Features to Note

  • Beneficial for Pollinators
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Good for Cut Flowers
  • Blooms for 4 Weeks or More
  • OK in Containers
  • Rabbit Resistant

Chrysanthemum General Information

Shasta daisies are unsurpassed in the border and for cutting. Cheerful flowers late spring to midsummer. Combines easily with their neighbors. Whatever the color combination, put a Shasta between them and it works! Also known as Leucanthemum superbum.

Chrysanthemum Plant Care

Give them a sunny spot and a balanced plant food in the spring and again when buds form for healthy, showy plants. Remove 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 mid-spring or install plant supports. Good winter drainage is essential.