Plant spacing is based on the ultimate width of the plants. This figure is normally given as a range; for example, 3-5’. If you live in a cold climate and/or want plants to fill in more quickly, plan to space at the shorter end of the range. If you live in a warm climate, are on a limited budget, or are willing to wait longer for plants to touch, use the higher end of the range. Using the larger number is recommended when calculating distance from a building or structure. There’s really no such thing as "maximum spacing": if you don’t want your plants to touch, you can space them as far apart as you’d like. All plant spacing is calculated on center, or in other words, the centers of the plants are spaced one half of their eventual width apart:
Unless you are planting in a straight line, as you might for hedges or edging, space your plants in a staggered or zig-zag pattern for a more interesting and naturalistic look:
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DescriptionThe classic look of Becky Shasta Daisy (Leucanthemum) is a charming addition to containers and landscapes! Eye-catching pristine white flowers with yellow centers stand above lush foliage. These long-lasting blooms are delightful in cut flower arrangements.
No need to worry about your flowers flopping! Stiff, upright stems carry numerous flowers and withstand heavy rains and wind. Plus, they're easy to grow and tolerant of heat and humidity. Plant it as a perfect complement to blue-flowering Russian sage or fragrant coneflowers.DetailsBotanical name:Leucanthemum 'Becky' Common name: Shasta daisy Zone: 5 - 9 Sun exposure: Sun (> 6 hours sun) Height x width: 36-42" X 18-24" Flower color: White Foliage color: Green Season of interest: Summer Bloom time:Summer Features:Rabbit resistant, heat tolerant, container plants, best for beginners Uses: Background, border, cottage gardening, massing, naturalizing, specimenHow To GrowSoil: Average, dry to medium, well-draining soils. Good soil drainage is essential. Wet soils in winter can be fatal. Light: Does well in full sun (> 6 hours sun). Tolerates some light shade, particularly in hot summer climates or when plants are grown in dry soils. Water: Dry to medium - water regularly until established. Spacing: 36 inches Fertilizing: Fertilizer can be applied in spring if desired, but it usually isn't necessary. Winterizing: No special care is needed. May leave spent blooms on plants over winter to reseed and provide interest to birds in the winter garden. Clean up spent foliage in early spring as plants emerge. Maintenance & pruning: Remove spent flower heads, and trim back stems to about 12" after flowering to encourage reblooming. Center of clumps will weaken, so divide clumps as needed (every 2-3 years) to maintain vigor.
Questions Answered Series: Shasta Daisy
These superstar perennials feature long-lasting blooms, attract pollinators, and look amazing in cut-flower arrangements. Here, we’ll answer all your frequently asked questions about growing and caring for Shasta daisies!
All the plants We have ordered and received have been healthy and survived transplanting. The Becky Daisy's are no exception. They have bloomed 'profusely' and are truly beautiful. We'd recommend any plant(s) from Great Garden.
Healthy plants arrived
While they were healthy when they arrived, they all died soon after being planted in flower bed. I love daisies because my mom had them while I was growing up and I hated that they did not live. Someone else planted them for me as I am wheelchair bound. Don't know what went wrong.
She’s blooming & thriving despite our heavy rains!
S. (District of Columbia)
Wait and see
In the ground- a few flowers bloomed. Waiting to see