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Alaska Shasta Daisy

SHASTA DAISY Alaska

Perennial - Permanent Plant - Height 2 1/2 to 3 feet

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Attractive large single white daisy flowers with yellow centers. Ideal for perennial and landscape borders. Popular as a cut flower.

Special Directions For Short Season Climates

SOWING: Sow indoors in early spring or outdoors through summer after danger of frost has passed. Cover seeds with about 1/8 inch of soil.

THINNING AND TRANSPLANTING: Separate and transplant seedling plants when they are 2 to 3 inches tall. Divide clumps every 4 to 6 years.

SPACING: Set plants about 12 to 18 inches apart.

GERMINATION: 10 to 14 days. Keep soil moderately moist during germination.

Ed's Special Advice

This permanent plant is very easy to grow. Does exceptionally well in full or partially sunny locations, where soil is well drained. Shasta Daisy should flower the first year from early starts or the following year from later sowing. Harvest cut flowers to prolong blooming period.

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