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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. 1/4 lb covers approximately 1000 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 1/4 Lb/1000 sq ft Facts of Note: Tolerant of drought and deer, likes sun or part shade, a standard in cut flower and perennial gardens everywhere.