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Shasta Daisy: Leucanthemum x superbum.

Botanical name: Leucanthemum x superbum.

Common name: Shasta daisy

also known as (Chrysanthemum maximum, Chrysanthemum x superbum, Leucanthemum maximum, max daisy)

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created by:
dragonfly

Austin, Tx

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Soil: damp, neutral, sand
Sun:
  
  
Zones: 4a thru 10b
Care:
easy
Lifespan:
perennial
Category:   
Attributes:

butterfly attracting

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description for "Shasta Daisy: Leucanthemum x superbum."

A hardy perennial, forming dense colonies once established. Native to Europe, it has naturalized throughout all regions of the United States. The white petalled flowers with golden yellow centers are borne individually on single erect stems. Compared to its cousin, the Ox-Eyed Daisy, Shasta Daisies generally grow 6 to 12 inches taller and have a larger flower head diameter. Prefers full sun to partial shade in fertile soil.

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