The first thing you’ll notice about this cute Shasta Daisy is the enormous flower size. The second thing you’ll notice is its incredibly compact, dome-like habit, with flowers produced almost all the way to the ground. 4.5in, creamy white flowers have two rows of very long petals. Flowers are held tight and compact against the attractive, dark green foliage, with a second wave of flowers following the initial wave. Growers will appreciate that ‘Spoonful of Sugar’ is a free-flowering variety.Try growing this cute perennial in containers or in the landscape where it will shine brightly near the front of the border.
Leucanthemum Superbum Spoonful of Sugar
Spread: 28-32 Inches
Flower Color: White Shades
Foliage Color: Green shades
Hardiness Zone: 5,6,7,8,9
Sun or Shade?:Full sun (> 6 hrs. direct sun)
Wet or dry?: Low water needs Average water needs
Want to see wings?: Attracts butterflies
How fast should it grow?: Medium
When should it bloom?: Early summer Midsummer
How's your soil?: Average Soil Fertile Soil
Sweet or Sour Soil?: Acidic Soil (pH < 7.0) Neutral Soil (pH = 7.0)
What's your garden style?: Cottage Eclectic Container/Patio
Shasta Daisies are all-time favorites for the perennial border. They mix so effortlessly with other perennials that no garden should be without them!