Leucanthemum x superbum
Victorian Secret Shasta Daisy
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|Shasta daisies provide long-lasting summer bloom and are mainstays of the perennial border, cottage garden and cutting garden. This compact cultivar is ideal for beds and small gardens. Rock gardens. Containers.
|Easily grown in average, dry to medium, well-drained soils in full sun. Good soil drainage is essential. Wet soils in winter can be fatal. Tolerates some light shade, particularly in hot summer climates. Remove spent flower heads to promote additional bloom.
|'Victorian Secret' is a compact Shasta daisy cultivar that typically grows to only 35 cm tall. It produces a prolific bloom of daisies with white rays and yellow centers throughout the summer. Coarsely-toothed, narrow-elliptic medium green leaves.
|No serious insect or disease problems. Leucanthemums generally have some susceptibility to verticillium wilt, leaf spots and stem rots. Aphids, leaf miners and mites are occasional visitors.
|Divide in early spring or late summer or sow seed in a cold frame in spring or autumn.