Shasta Daisy 'Silver Princess'
(Leucanthemum x superbum)
180 seeds $3.00
photo by Anna Marx
Shasta Daisy 'Silver Princess' is a compact variety with pure white petals surrounding the soft yellow centers. The dark green foliage makes a perfect backdrop for the flowers. It blooms from June to August, attracting butterflies. Shasta Daisy 'Silver Princess' looks great at the front of the border. It's also a good choice for containers. It makes an excellent, long-lasting cut flower. Shasta Daisy 'Silver Princess' blooms the first-year from seed. It's easy to grow in a wide range of conditions, including drought and poor soil. It requires good drainage. Deadhead to encourage longer blooming. The plants can be divided every couple of years to keep them vigorous. Also known as Chrysanthemum maximum 'Silver Princess'. Deer resistant. Hardy in zones 4-9.
height 12" spacing 12"
Sowing Shasta Daisy 'Silver Princess' Seeds
Start shasta daisy seeds indoors 6-8 weeks before the last frost date. Or sow outdoors after the last frost. Barely cover the seeds with soil. Full sun to part shade.