leucanthemum x superbum 'becky' (shasta daisy)

Size: 1 gallon
  • single, pure white, daisy-like flowers with a bright yellow eye
  • broad, coarsely toothed, dark green foliage
  • bloom time: july to september
  • zone 4 
  • height 85-90cm 
  • spread 60-75cm
  • colour white
  • 'becky' has an increased resistance to diseases
  • thrives in a moist to average, well-drained soil, in full sun to partial shade
  • dislikes winter wetness and deadheading will encourage a prolonged bloom time
  • foliage holds up well in heat and humidity
  • taller varieties may need staking
  • dividing every 2-3 years will keep them vigorous, preventing overcrowding and increase bloom count
  • full sun, partial sun/shade
  • attracts butterflies
  • heat tolerant
  • (image courtesy of NVK nurseries, NVK holdings inc.)