Leucanthemum s. 'Whoops-a-Daisy' Description
Not all Shasta daisies are created equal - this special selection was developed for outstanding bloom coverage and longevity. Each neat and tidy plant is a perfect mound of classic daisies! Extra long blooming, these reliable plants never need staking and are very adaptable to varying temperature, soil, and moisture conditions. Dwarf variety is ideal for small space gardens!
Special features Attracts butterflies, Cut flower, Deer resistant, Drought tolerant, Heat tolerant, Long blooming,Rabbit resistant
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- Botanical name:
Leucanthemum s. 'Whoops-A-Daisy''
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- Sun exposure:
Sun, Part shade
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- Soil type:
- Soil moisture:
Dry, Average, Moist
- Height x width:
18" X 18"
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- Bloom season:
Border, Cottage gardening, Massing, Naturalizing, Small spaces, Specimen
- Cannot ship to:
AK,CAN, HI, PR
- Patent #: NonePPAF
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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 dry 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 foliage 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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