Shasta Daisy Snowcap Description
Shasta Snowcap is a longtime favorite daisy selected especially for its compact habit and big, beautiful summer-long single white daisies with yellow centers.
Daisies grown from seed can vary in height, but Snowcap is a special selection propagated vegetatively which means you'll have consistent, uniform height & habit in your garden.
Shasta Snowcap grows up to 14"" tall which snuggles into smaller gardens just fine. It is magnificent in a mass planting.
Once more, you'll enjoy the weather proof habit of strong, resilient stems that stay upright, while seedling forms often get knocked down during a harsh rain.
Grow Shasta Snowcap in full sun to part shade in well drained soil. No perennial garden should be without the delightful summer color (& cut flowers) of Shasta Daisies.
Special Features: Butterfly Lovers, Cut Flower, Easy Care, Heat Tolerant, Long Blooming, Rabbit Resistant
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- Sun Exposure:
Sun, Part Shade
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- Soil Type:
Normal, Sandy, Clay
- Soil Moisture:
Dry, Average, Moist
- Height x Width:
14" x 18"
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Accent, Alpine and Rock, Borders, Container Gardening, Ground Cover, Massing,
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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: 18 - 24 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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