Leucanthemum maximum

Leucanthemum maximum

Shasta daisy

Previous scientific name(s): Chrysanthemum maximum

Formerly known as Chrysanthemum maximum. Perennial with low to moderate water requirement; full sun to partial shade. Large white daisy-like flowers may be up to four inches across. Blooms May to August along fields, pastures and roadsides. Useful for ground cover or beautification.

Varieties: 

Species Attributes

Height: 
12 
- 24 
in.
Life Form: 
Perennial
Native or Introduced: 
Introduced
Precipitation: 
Moderate
Sun & Shade Tolerance: 
Full Sun
Part Sun
Elevation: 
ft.

Soil Texture

Coarse: 
Marginal
Moderately Coarse: 
Average
Medium: 
Best
Moderately Fine: 
Average
Fine: 
Marginal

Soil pH

Acidic: 
Marginal
Neutral: 
Best
Basic: 
Marginal
Seeding Rate: 
- 5 
PLS lbs/Acre
Pure Seed per Bushel: 
26.00 lbs.
Seeds per Pound: 
300,000
Germination Time: 
Days
Mycorrhizal Dependent: 
Yes
Bloom Color: 
White
Blooming Season: 
Summer