‘Alaska’ Shasta Daisy


‘Alaska’ Shasta Daisy

Leucanthemum x superbum 30-40" tall.

Crisp snow-white petals form a tidy ring around a bright yellow disk. An improvement on the wild daisy, with a longer bloom time and bigger flowers. Starts blooming mid-July here in central Maine and with regular cutting will bloom into fall. Excellent choice for cutflowers. One of the easiest perennials to grow.

Plant 12-18" apart in full sun to partial shade in well-drained soil. MOFGA-certified organic, grown at Ripley Farm. Z4. Maine Grown. (bare-root crowns)

714 ‘Alaska’ Shasta Daisy
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Additional Information

Herbaceous Perennial Plants

When you receive your order, open the bags and check the stock. Roots and crowns should be firm and pliable. If they are slightly dry, add a little water or, if they are going to be potted up soon, wet the roots. Generally, a little surface mold is harmless and will not affect the plant’s future performance. If you cannot pot them up immediately, store them in a cool (35–40°) location for a short time.

Do not plant bare-root perennial plant crowns directly outdoors.

Pot up the rootstock using well-drained potting mix in a deep 6" pot or a 1-gallon container. Avoid coiling the roots in under-sized containers.
Grow newly potted perennials for a few weeks in a protected location in indirect light at 50–60°. Wet and/or cold conditions for an extended period may cause rotting.
Transplant outside once they show some top growth and the danger of frost has passed.

For more info:
About planting bare-root perennials.