Botanical Name - Leucanthemum 'Daisy May'
Common Name - Shasta Daisy
Description - Leucanthemum are commonly known as Shasta daisies and are well known in gardens of yesteryear. Leucanthemum ‘Daisy May’ is a stunner. A large flowering Shasta Daisy. To see the plant in flower is to believe in the value of daisies in modern gardens. The colour is a vibrant white with a distinct yellow centre. Flowers are held on strong stems well above the foliage. As the flowering progresses buds appear from the stems below the original blooms which mean that the plant has a long flowering period. It is an excellent cut flower with good keeping qualities in floral arrangements. ‘Daisy May’ makes a statement in gardens and pots. The flowers of ‘Daisy May’ stand strong in the garden landscape even in full sun and will stand somewhat exposed conditions. ‘Daisy May’ will attract butterflies to your garden.
Flower Time - Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter
Size - Grows to 40cm high x 40cm wide.
Use - As a swathe across the garden or grown in containers to move around as desired. Flowers last well picked for table floral decorations. Plants attract butterflies to your garden.
Position - Full sun
Maintenance - Easy care once established. Remove spent flowers to prolong flowering. Water during extended dry periods.
At a Glance
- Full sun
- Garden or pots
- Butterfly attracting