Shasta Daisy

By Kate Chinnick

Leucanthemum X superbum (Shasta Daisy)

A genus of clump forming perennials
Grows to a height of 60cm to 90cm
Leaves are dark shiny and toothed
Flowers are large white with golden centres
Flowers for most of summer and autumn
Prefers sun or partial shade in well- drained soil
Very good cut flower
Propagate from division in autumn or winter or seed in spring
Divide clumps when they become too dense
Many varieties – doubles and semi-doubles