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Shasta Daisy
Chrysanthemum maximum


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About Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum maximum)
Height: Up to 3 ft.
Flower Color: Large white daisies with yellow centers
Plant Type: Perennial. Returns each spring from same roots, forming expanding clump. Blooms second spring from seed.
Flower Type: Daisy-like
Bloom Time: Early and mid-season
Is this wildflower invasive? No
Is this wildflower endangered? No
Is this wildflower edible? No
Is this wildflower medicinal? No
What is Shasta Daisy's native range?
  Indigenous To: Spain and Portugal
Where Shasta Daisy is naturalized or can be grown
  Regions: All regions of North America.
  Zones: 3-9
  States:
How to grow Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum maximum)
  Soil preference: Adaptable
  Sun/Shade: Needs full sun.
  Moisture Requirements: Average, but can tolerate wet conditions
  Instructions: Wild shasta daisy performs from seed as a classic perennial, and when established, it is quite permanent, and never invasive, as some consider it's more common cousin (our roadside daisy) to be. Seed anytime in spring, summer or fall, and expect bloom the following spring after one season's growth.

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