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LEUCANTHEMUM x superbum 'Banana Cream'
Commonly known as Shasta daisy
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Yellow - pale yellow
Height - 38-45cm (15-18in)
Spread - 45-60cm (18-24in)
Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch. - robust, clump-forming perennial with inversely lance-shaped, toothed, glossy dark green basal leaves to 30cm (12in) long and shorter stem leaves. Flowers are 10-13cm (4-5in) across
Hardy - cold winter - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
Additional Features - Good to know - - an extra row of ray-petals give a fuller bloom. Wildlife plant - butterflies. Deadhead to prolong flowering.
Pests & Diseases - aphids, slugs, earwigs, chrysanthemum eelworm, leaf spots
Place of origin - garden origin. Proven Winners Group, USA.
Hardiness - Fully hardy -
Seasonal Interest - Summer -
Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - - moderately fertile.
Wildlife - Bee friendly -
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