White Mountain Shasta Daisy Leucanthemum x superbum 'White Mountain'

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Leucanthemum x superbum 'White Mountain' is a cultivar of the popular Shasta daisy, which is a perennial herbaceous plant. Here are some of its characteristics:

  1. Size: It typically grows to a height of 2 to 3 feet (60 to 90 cm) and a width of 1.5 to 2 feet (45 to 60 cm).

  2. Foliage: The plant has dark green, lance-shaped leaves that are about 3 to 6 inches (7 to 15 cm) long and 0.5 to 1 inch (1.5 to 2.5 cm) wide. The leaves are toothed or slightly lobed.

  3. Flowers: Leucanthemum x superbum 'White Mountain' produces large, daisy-like flowers with white petals and yellow centers. The flowers are about 2 to 3 inches (5 to 7.5 cm) in diameter and bloom from mid to late summer.

  4. Growth habit: This plant has an upright, clumping growth habit.

  5. Light requirements: It prefers full sun but can tolerate some shade.

  6. Soil requirements: It prefers well-draining soils that are rich in organic matter.

  7. Water requirements: It requires regular watering to keep the soil moist.

  8. Cold hardiness: This plant is hardy to USDA zones 5 to 9.

  9. Uses: Leucanthemum x superbum 'White Mountain' is commonly used in borders, cottage gardens, and wildflower gardens. It can also be used as a cut flower.

  10. Maintenance: It is a low-maintenance plant that requires deadheading to promote continuous blooming and division every 2 to 3 years to maintain vigor.