Shasta Daisy - Alaska - Chrysanthemum maximum
Perennial Open Pollinated. Large, daisy flowers reach 5" wide on long, erect stems. Easy to grow and long lived. Blooms the second summer after planting. This variety will sometimes re-bloom in August and September if it is deadheaded. Pack covers approximately 10 sq ft if broadcast. Thin to 1' when plants reach 2" tall.
Flowers: Good cut flower. Blooms in summer
Attracts: Attracts butterflies
Soil: Adaptable to various soil types
Native: Spain and Portugal
USDA Zone: 3-9
Plant In: Fall or Spring
Planting Depth: 1/16"
Days to Germinate: 15-30 Days
Height At Maturity: 2'-4'
Sun/Shade Requirements: Partial Sun
Water Needs: Moderate Water
Perennial for Garden and Naturalizing Chrysanthemum maximum Height: 24-48 Bloom Season: Summer Seeding Rate: Use 125 seeds/sq ft (~2120 seeds/pack) Facts of Note: Tolerant of drought and deer, likes sun or part shade, a standard in cut flower and perennial gardens everywhere.