Shortstop Shasta Daisy
Shortstop Shasta Daisy
Leucanthemum 'Shortstop' Plant Patent Applied ForItem #42880 USDA Hardiness Zone: 4 - 9
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Classic Shasta daisy flowers with full, bright white petals surrounding a rich yellow center on this compact plant that naturally maintains a tight, low habit. A real garden MVP that will reliably produce a profusion of blooms. Excellent for container gardening or at the front of a border. An herbaceous perennial.
- OverviewLight Needs:Full sunWatering Needs:Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.Average Landscape Size:Compact habit; quickly reaches 15 in. tall and wide.
- DetailBotanical Pronunciation:lew-KANTH-ih-mum soo-PER-bumPlant type:PerennialDeciduous/evergreen:HerbaceousGrowth habit:Compact, MoundingGrowth rate:FastAverage landscape size:Compact habit; quickly reaches 15 in. tall and wide.Foliage color:GreenBlooms:Late Spring to MidsummerFlower color:WhitePatent Act:Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.Design IdeasAdd to foundation plantings for easy care color. An essential of the cottage garden partnered with other casual, easy-care perennials. Though wholly of garden origin it is strongly aligned with the perennials of the American prairie and belongs in beds and meadows with them. Super with native plants and naturalizes beautifully in wild gardens, even in dry western climates. Highbrow enough to use in estate settings and massed formal beds with a box hedge perimeter where the white blooms will literally leap out under the light of a full moon.Companion PlantsTickseed (Coreopsis); Speedwell (Veronica); Daylily (Hemerocallis); Blanket Flower (Gaillardia); Salvia (Salvia)
- CareCare InformationThrives in average, well-drained soils; does not tolerate poorly drained, soggy soils. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season to establish extensive root system; once established, reduce frequency. Remove spent flower stems to maintain tidy appearance. Divide clumps every 2 to 3 years in early spring.Light Needs:Full sunWatering Needs:Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.