Leucanthemum x superbum The clean snow-white flowers with bright yellow centers make cheery cutflowers and border plants. One of the easiest perennials to grow; will usually bloom first year if started indoors in spring and transplanted when soil warms. 3' tall. Perennial, Zones 4-10. ~750 seeds/g. ②
5047 Alaska Strain
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Perennial, Zones 4-10. Leucanthemum means ‘white flower’ and the daisy, with its white petals and yellow centers, is a flower almost everyone can name. Provides great cuts and can serve as a long-lasting low-maintenance backbone in a perennial bed or border. The first hybrid flower, developed by the legendary Luther Burbank from one Japanese and three European daisies. It took him 17 years.
Culture: Start indoors in warm soil 6–8 weeks before setting out in a well-drained location in full sun. Pinch back in late spring for bushier sturdier plants.
All flowers are open-pollinated except where noted.
Days in parentheses after a variety indicate days to first bloom.
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