Daisy, Shasta Alaska
Chrysanthemum maximum. Hardy perennial.
Shasta daisy is a splendid plant for the perennial border and early summer cut flowers. The bright white blossoms with sunny-yellow centers bring a cooling accent to hot June days. Very easy to grow.
Planting & Harvesting
Seed Depth: 1/8″ (3mm)
Spacing: 1″ (3cm)
Sprouts In: 10-14 days
Thinning: 12″ (30cm)
Plant outdoors after last spring frost in full sun to part shade and well-drained soil. Or start indoors four to six weeks before last spring frost date. Water regularly until plants are established.
Keep flowers cut to encourage new blossoms. Cut entire plant to 3-4″ in fall after blooms cease to appear.