Leucanthemum superbum 'Banana Cream II' PP33851 CPBRAF (30)ct Flat
AMAZING DAISIES® Collection
Common Name: Shasta Daisy
This improvement on the classic 'Banana Cream' takes all the characteristics that gardeners love and kicks it up a notch. Just like the original, flower buds are lemon yellow and eventually brighten to creamy white. Improvements include being more floriferous, holding the yellow color longer, a more appealing habit, and earlier to start flowering. Growers will love that the vernalization week requirements are much shorter — we recommend 4-6 weeks for best performance, although we have observed flowering without vernalization.
Shasta Daisies are all-time favorites for the perennial border. The cheery flowers begin to appear in early summer and continue on for several months if faithfully deadheaded. Shastas mix so effortlessly with other perennials that no garden should be without them!
Leucanthemums require full sun and well-drained soil to be at their best. Winter drainage is especially important; planting in raised beds will help to provide these conditions. Shastas make good perennials for Southern gardens, though partial shade is recommended in the warmest zones.
Height: 20.0-24.0 Inches
Spread: 20.0-22.0 Inches
Hardiness Zones: 5,6,7,8,9
Flower Color: Yellow Shades
Foliage Color: Green shades
Low to Average Water Needs
Average to Fertile Soil Quality
Bloomtime: Early to Late Summer
Long Blooming Rebloomer
Growth Rate: Medium to Rapid
Border Plant, Container, Cut Flower, Easy To Grow, Mass Planting