Leucanthemum x superbum 'Becky'

Becky Shasta Daisy



Family: Compositae

Genus: Leucanthemum

Parent: Leucanthemum x superbum

Category: Perennial

Zones: 5 to 9

Size: 3 to 4' tall, 2 to 3' wide

Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun, Part Shade


White flowers with yellow centers from spring to summer. Deadheading promotes blooming. Will tolerate light shade in hotter zones. Divide every 2 to 3 years to invigorate the plant.

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My Experience: 

I purchased a 4" pot from Santa Rosa in June 2010. I had to nurture it through the heat of the first summer, providing portable shade at times. It came back strongly in spring 2011 and bloomed well until the heat of summer. Not as much of a problem with sunburn as before.

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