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Gold Rush Shasta Daisy

Leucanthemum x maximum 'Goldrush'

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Gold Rush Shasta Daisy (Leucanthemum x maximum 'Goldrush') at Schaefer Greenhouses

Leucanthemum x maximum 'Goldrush' flowers

Leucanthemum x maximum 'Goldrush' flowers

(Photo courtesy of V. Trattar)

Plant Height: 12 inches

Flower Height: 16 inches

Spread: 12 inches

Sunlight:  full sun  partial shade 

Hardiness Zone: 4a

Description:

This is a stunning perennial that features fine petalled, semi-double white and yellow blooms with a deep golden eye, all on a compact plant that can be massed in a border or edge planting

Ornamental Features:

Gold Rush Shasta Daisy features beautiful white daisy flowers with gold eyes and yellow centers at the ends of the stems from early to late summer, which are most effective when planted in groupings. The flowers are excellent for cutting. It's serrated narrow leaves remain dark green in color throughout the season. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.

Landscape Attributes:

Gold Rush Shasta Daisy is an herbaceous perennial with a mounded form. Its relatively fine texture sets it apart from other garden plants with less refined foliage.

This perennial will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and should be cut back in late fall in preparation for winter. It is a good choice for attracting butterflies to your yard. Gardeners should be aware of the following characteristic(s) that may warrant special consideration;

  • Insects

Gold Rush Shasta Daisy is recommended for the following landscape applications;

  • General Garden Use
  • Mass Planting
  • Container Planting

Plant Characteristics:

Gold Rush Shasta Daisy will grow to be about 12 inches tall at maturity extending to 16 inches tall with the flowers, with a spread of 12 inches. It grows at a fast rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 5 years.

This perennial does best in full sun to partial shade. It does best in average to evenly moist conditions, but will not tolerate standing water. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is highly tolerant of urban pollution and will even thrive in inner city environments. This plant can be propagated by division.

This particular variety is an interspecific hybrid.

 
 
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