Shasta Daisy Alaska, Seeds (Chrysanthemum maximum) Perennial Flowers
Approx 28,000 Seeds per oz
The Shasta daisy Chrysanthemum (Chrysanthemum Maximum Shasta Daisy) is commonly grown for its flowers.
The popular bright white flowers with their yellow centers make attractive cut flowers, and will last for days in a vase with water. The Shasta daisy is easy to grow. This robust perennial will grow into a 3-foot-tall bushy clump, and will bloom from early summer to autumn. Depending on the cultivar, the Shasta daisy's flowers are between 2 and 5 inches wide
Shasta Daisy plants are ideal for a wild flower garden's edge or are attractive in butterfly gardens or combined with other perennials or annuals. For cooler climates with short growing seasons, start the Chrysanthemum Daisy seeds indoor 6 - 8 weeks before frost season is over. For warmer climates, sow the Shasta Daisy seeds directly outdoors into prepared beds in the spring after danger of frost has passed. Sow the wild flower seed on the surface and keep moist. Shasta Daisy flowers will not bloom the first year, but grow slowly to get established. It will then be a prolific bloomer in successive years. Shastas are one of the best daisies to grow from wild flower seed!
You may also sow Shasta Daisy seeds directly outdoors when soil temperatures are warm.
USDA Zones: 3 - 9
Height: 32 inches
Bloom Season: Summer
Bloom Color: White
Environment: Full sun
Soil Type: Well-drained, pH 5.8 - 7.2
Deer Resistant: Yes
Average Germ Time: 15 - 30 days
Light Required: Yes
Depth: 1/16 inch
Sowing Rate: 4 ounces per 1,000 square feet or 10 pounds per acre
Moisture: Keep moist until germination
Plant Spacing: 15 - 18 inches
Materials: colors of the rainbow,red yellow pink,rose,must have,Gerbera