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Shasta Daisy 'Dwarf'

Leucanthemum x superbum

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Belonging to the Leucanthemum genus (Leucanthemum x superbum 'Dwarf'), Dwarf is a variety of Shasta Daisy. This variety is a Flower that typically grows as an Perennial, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of three years or more. Dwarf normally reaches to a mature height of 2.93 feet (90.0 cm).

Due to how easy it is to grow in a variety of conditions, Dwarf Shasta Daisy is great for beginner gardeners and those that like low maintainance gardens.

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Dwarf have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Dwarf

  • Full Sun

  • Low

Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to apply water fairly sparingly. Keep in mind when planting that Dwarf is thought of as hardy, so this plant will grow or become dormant during the winter. The USDA Hardiness Zones typically associated with Dwarf are Zone 4 and Zone 10. Planting Dwarf in loamy and potting mix soil with a ph of between 6.0 and 8.0 is ideal for as it does best in weakly acidic soil to weakly alkaline soil.

Growing Dwarf from seed

Sow at a depth of approx. 0.06 inches (0.15 cm) and aim for a distance of at least 0.98 inches (2.5 cm) between Shasta Daisy plants.

By our calculations, you should look at sowing Dwarf about 49 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Dwarf

As Dwarf is hardy, ensure temperatures are mild enough to plant out - wait until after your last frost date to be on the safe side.

Harvesting Dwarf