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Shasta Daisy ‘Becky’ | Plant Profile

Shasta Daisy ‘Becky’ (Leucanthemum x superbum) are classic white daisies on tall stems. The flowers are disc shaped with white petals and large yellow centers. Medium green leaves cluster below the flowers. The flowers are long-lived, blooming from July to September.

‘Becky’ prefers average fertility, dry to medium moisture soils in full sun.

‘Becky’ are classic and easily identifiable staples in perennial borders or decorative flowerbeds. Cut flowers have a long self-life in fresh flower arrangements.


Shasta Daisy 'Becky' Characteristics

'Becky' are low maintenance, easy to grow perennials. Soils must be well drained as saturated soil can be life threatening. Light or sun dappled shade can be appreciated but is not required. Deadheading makes way for additional blooms. 'Becky' may stop flowering if the plants become overcrowded, as they are self propagating. It is advisable to divide the plants ever few years to reduce likelihood of overcrowding. Cutting flowers stems to the foliage after the flowering season may help to prolong the overall lifespan of 'Becky'

'Becky' can be susceptible to verticillium wilt, leaf spot, and rots. Leaf miners and mites may make their home on the foliage.

USDA Climate Zone
Zones 5 - 9
3.00 - 4.00'
2.00 - 3.00'
Bloom Time
July - September
Dry - Medium
Full Sun
Deer Resistant?