Leucanthemum maximum seed
Leucanthemum maximum & Chrysanthemum maximum
Leucanthemum maximum – Sweet Daisy Sofie is a clump forming perennial it forms crown of foliage, with basal dark green leaves 3-5 inches long. It has pure whitewith a sunny orange yellow centre. The flowering season starts in May and flowers for rest of the summer, each flower is very long lasting Each flower is approx. 7cm-9cm in diameter
This daisy looks great in a sunny border where it thrives and will grow in rock gardens and perennial containers in full sun or partial shade. It prefers free-draining soil types.
The bees and butterflies will thank you for adding this to your sunny border.
It is a disease resistant variety and makes a long lasting thick stemmed cut flower.
It is a mounding clump forming plant that can grow up to 40cm in height and 30cm spread providing a profusion white flowers in late spring and early summer.
Environment: Full sun
Soil Type: Well-drained, pH 5.8 – 7.2
Deer Resistant: Yes
Average Germ Time: 15 – 30 days
Light Required: Yes
Depth: 1/16 inch
Moisture: Keep moist until germination
Plant Spacing: 15 – 18 inches