A new florific compact Shasta Daisy. Also goes by it's trade name Daisy May.
full, mostly sunny, some shade
Soil & Site
best in well drained soils, will not survive wet winter soils
white petals (petals accualy are ray flowers) with yellow center
simple, green, coarsely-toothed, narrow-elliptic
1-2 feet tall
deadheading increases the flowering season, cutting back to 2-3 inches after bloom, if plants start to decline divide every 2-3 years, replanting healthy divisions
easy by division in the spring or after the plants are cutback, cuttings, Plant Patent PP21,914
Daisy Duke was raised as an open-pollinated seedling from seed sown as L. superbum Hebron Hardy at a nursery located in Hebron, Ill in 2005.
Luther Burbank introduced the first Shasta Daisy hybrid in about 1901. Leucanthemum translates as "white flower" and superbum to its hybrid vigor. AKA as Chrysanthemum maximum and Chrysanthemum x superbum.