Shasta Daisy Becky Description
If you appreciate a great daisy, Leucanthemum 'Becky' is one the best in overall flowering and performance in the garden.
Large, 4-inch clean white single flowers are held on strong, sturdy stems. A superb daisy that is upright, heat and cold tolerant, with long lasting flowers.
The tall, 42 inch stiff stems hold numerous flowers without staking, and are the star-of-the-show in cut bouquets. This IS the must-have daisy for the sun perennial garden.
Daisies or Shasta daisies (Leucanthemum) grow well in full sun or part shade (morning or afternoon) They appreciate well-drained soil and lots of water to perform their best.
Shasta Daisy Becky is an award winning, classic garden plant that works its magic with other sun loving perennials, such as daylilies, and other sun loving perennials in garden designs.
Special Features: Butterfly Lovers,Cut Flower, Heat Tolerant, Long Blooming
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Sun, Part Shade
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Dry, Average, Moist
- Height x Width:
36-42" X 42"
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Background, Border, Cottage Gardening, Massing, Naturalizing, Specimen
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AK,CAN, HI, PR
- Patent #: None
Ideas and How-to's
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Soil: Average, dry to medium, well-drained soils. Good soil drainage is essential. Wet soils in winter can be fatal.
Light: Does well in full sun. Tolerates some light shade, particularly in hot summer climates or when plants are being grown in dryish soils.
Water: Dry to medium -- Water regularly until established
Spacing: 36 inches
Fertilizing: Spring application of a timed release, or organic fertilizer
Winterizing: No special care needed. May leave spent blooms on plants over winter for reseeding, and providing interest to birds in the winter garden. Clean up spent foilage in early spring as plants emerge.
Maintenance & Pruning: Remove spent flower heads, and trim back stems to about 12" after flowering to encourage rebloom. Center of clumps will weaken, so divide clumps as needed (every 2-3 years) to maintain vigor.
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