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botanical name:
Leucanthemum x superbum 'Becky'
Leucanthemum x superbum 'Becky' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Shasta daisy
synonyms:  Chrysanthemum maximum 'Becky', Leucanthemum x superbum 'July Daisy', Leucanthemum x superbum 'Ryan's Daisy', Leucanthemum x superbum 'Monstrose Selection'
family:  Asteraceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.90m
width: 0.75m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: clump
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: white
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -29°C
USDA zone: 5 to 8
description:
Single, pure white daisy-type flowers, up to 12cm across, over a long period in summer, a little later than most varieties. Sturdy, weatherproof habit. The foliage of thick, dark green leaves remains evergreen in warm climates.


cultivation:
Moderately fertile, moist, well drained soil in sun or part shade. Tolerates adverse conditions well, coping with both heat and rain.
Divide every 2 or 3 years to maintain vigour. Deadhead to prolong flowering.

propagation:
By division or cuttings.

other notes:
Raised by Jim and Becky Stewart of Decatur, Georgia, USA.

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