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Amazing Daisies® Daisy May® Shasta Daisy Leucanthemum superbum

Exposure
  • Sun

The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).

Flower Season
  • Spring
  • Summer
Mature Size
24" 14"
Height
12 - 24"
Spread
10 - 14"
  • Details

    Features

    People say I have a BIG BUD.

    Though she may look like a typical daisy at first, look again at her large, snow white flowers which blanket the plant and all the buds along each stem. Because of better branching and many side buds, this daisy blooms much longer than typical daisies do, often all summer long if deadheaded. Stronger flower power = Daisy May!

    Best Seller
    Award Winner
    Continuous Bloom or Rebloomer
    Long Blooming
    Attracts: 
    Bees
    Butterflies

    Characteristics

    Plant Type: 
    Perennial
    Height Category: 
    Medium
    Garden Height: 
    12 - 24 Inches
    Spacing: 
    10 - 14 Inches
    Spread: 
    10 - 14 Inches
    Flower Colors: 
    White
    Flower Shade: 
    White
    Foliage Colors: 
    Green
    Foliage Shade: 
    Dark Green
    Habit: 
    Upright
    Container Role: 
    Thriller

    Plant Needs

    Light Requirement: 
    Sun
    Maintenance Category: 
    Moderate
    Bloom Time: 
    Early Summer
    Bloom Time: 
    Mid Summer
    Bloom Time: 
    Late Summer
    Hardiness Zones: 
    5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b
    Water Category: 
    Average
    Soil Fertility Requirement: 
    Average Soil
    Soil Fertility Requirement: 
    Fertile Soil
    Soil PH Category: 
    Acidic Soil
    Soil PH Category: 
    Neutral Soil
    Uses: 
    Border Plant
    Uses: 
    Landscape
    Uses: 
    Mass Planting
    Uses Notes: 

    Great in containers and landscapes.

    Maintenance Notes: 

    Deadheading isn't necessary but removal of old blooms may improve the appearance of the plant and may increase bloom length.

    Amazing Daisies® Daisy May® Leucanthemum superbum 'Daisy Duke' USPP 21,914, Can 4,376
  • 7 Reviews

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    • I am so impressed with this plant. I bought 3 Daisy May plants (there were only 3 at the nursery) and 4 of another variety of Shasta Daisy (not Proven Winners). There happened to be a heat wave (3 days at 100 degrees or above) a couple days after I planted them, and the Daisy May plants did great! No wilting whatsoever. The other variety struggled and wilted badly. I love the large blooms. Wish I had been able to get 7 of these instead of just 3.

      Marlys Benson
      , California
      , United States
      , 14 weeks ago
    • This plant is amazing! I had to get 2 more because after 1 year of planting from a one gallon size pot it is almost 3 foot tall and very showy, just imagine a huge bush of daisies! Thank you Proven Winners!!

      Kevin Everhart
      , Ohio
      , United States
      , 4 years ago
    • My only regret is I just bought one of these daisies. It was blooming when I planted it and has not stopped since...excellent, very showy plant....love the shortness instead of the tall daisies!

      Lynn Sims
      , Texas
      , United States
      , 4 years ago
    • I rate these a 10! So beautiful!!!

      Cindy Davis
      , 8 years ago
    • I adore Daysy May and I have it at my flowerbed.

      Tamara Smith
      , Alaska
      , United States
      , 9 years ago
    • Great bushy habit, with flowers overlaping.

      Brent Horvath
      , Illinois
      , United States
      , 9 years ago
    • Russell Studebaker
      , Massachusetts
      , United States
      , 9 years ago
  • 3 Awards

    Award Year Award Plant Trial
    2010 Plant of Merit University of Georgia
    2010 Plant of Merit University of Georgia
    2010 Plant of Merit University of Georgia
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