Latin Shasta daisy: Leucanthemum x superbum & Painted daisy: Chrysanthemum coccineum Family: Asteraceae
EasySeason & Zone
Exposure: Full sun Zone: 4-9Timing
Start indoors mid-February to mid-April, and transplant or direct sow starting around mid-May. They can also be direct sown in mid-September to October.Starting
Sow seeds on the surface of a sterilized starting soil. Provide bright light and use bottom heat to keep soil at 18-21°C (65-70°F). Seeds will germinate in 10-14 days. Space transplants at 25-45cm (8-18″) apart.
Grow in a rich, well-drained, evenly moist soil in full sun. Good drainage in winter is essential. Pinch back young plants to keep them bushy. Deadhead regularly. Tall plants may require staking.