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Leucanthemum x superbum 'Becky' - Shasta Daisy

Perennials

Leucanthemum x superbum 'Becky'

Shasta Daisy

Leucanthemum 'Becky' is a very tall selection that exhibits excellent tolerance to summer heat and humidity. This Shasta daisy cultivar is larger than most others, growing 3-4 feet tall on rigid stems which do not require staking. A must for the sun garden, the classic white rays with yellow center disks brighten and complement other perennials. 'Becky' is noted for its long bloom period of July through September and makes an excellent and long-lasting fresh cut flower. Attracts butterflies!

Additional:

2003 PPA Plant of the Year 

Host plant for the following butterflies (nectar)-- American Painted Lady, Cabbage White, Eastern Tiger Swallowtail, Mourning Cloak, Painted Lady, Queen, Red Admiral, Pearl Crescent, Sachem

Shasta Daisy Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Easily grown in average, medium, well-drained soil in full sun. Deadhead to promote additional blooms.

Height:

36-42 Inches

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Spread:

24-36 Inches

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Hardiness Zone:

5 - 9

Characteristics & Attributes for Leucanthemum x superbum 'Becky'

Exposure
Sun
Soil Moisture Preference
Average
Attracts Wildlife
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Fall
Summer
Attributes
Salt Tolerant
Cut Flower
Specimen
Focal Point
Mass Planting
Naturalizing
Border or Bed
Great Companion Plants for Leucanthemum x superbum 'Becky'
Bee Balm Bee Balm (Monarda didyma 'Grand Mum™')
Yarrow Yarrow (Achillea millefolium 'Saucy Seduction')
Catmint Catmint (Nepeta x faassenii 'Walkers Low')
Tickseed Tickseed (Coreopsis Lil Bang™ 'Daybreak')
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