Chrysanthemum Alaska White - Seeds
Description for Chrysanthemum Alaska (White)
Leucanthemum x superbum is the scientific name of this plant and is a hybrid. The flowers, with the classic white rays and yellow center. It blooms for 3 Weeks or More. It has rigid stems which do not require staking. Features 3" diameter single flower heads.
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|Shasta daisy||White||Late Spring to Mid-Summer||Up to 75 cm||Easy to groew|
Planting and care
Sow in the late winter to late Spring or Late Summer to Autumn. Sow the seeds indoors then transfer them outdoor. Use peaty compost with vermiculite. Germination may occur between 21 to 35 days. Prick out the seedlings and gradually acclimatize to outdoor conditions for 10 to 15 days before planting out. Keep spacing of 20 to 24 inches.
|Full sun. They can tolerate partial shade for some time.||Average, dry to medium, well-drained soils||Moderate||18 to 27 degrees C||Use any organic fertilizer.|
Caring for Chrysanthemum Alaska
- The compost should be kept moist but not wet at all times.
- Divide the plants to avoid overcrowding.
- Remove spent flower heads to promote additional bloom.
- Avoid over-watering.
Typical uses of Chrysanthemum Alaska
Special features: Flowers with distinct odor
Culinary use: NA
Ornamental use: It is a favorite garden plant and groundcover.
Medicinal use: NA