Shasta Daisy Seeds - Chrysanthemum Maximum Wild Flower Seed

Chrysanthemum Seeds - Shasta Daisy

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Flower Specifications

Approximate seeds per pound: 436,000

Season: Perennial

USDA Zones: 3 - 9

Height: 32 inches

Bloom Season: Summer

Bloom Color: White

Environment: Full sun

Soil Type: Well-drained, pH 5.8 - 7.2

Deer Resistant: Yes

House Plant: No

Latin Name: Chrysanthemum Maximum

Planting Directions

Temperature: 70F

Average Germ Time: 15 - 30 days

Light Required: Yes

Depth: 1/16 inch

Sowing Rate: 4 ounces per 1,000 square feet or 10 pounds per acre

Moisture: Keep moist until germination

Plant Spacing: 15 - 18 inches

Care & Maintenance: Chrysanthemum

Chrysanthemum (Chrysanthemum Maximum Shasta Daisy) - Start Chrysanthemum seeds to grow this old-fashioned favorite! Chrysanthemum Maximum Shasta Daisy is a mainstay in the perennial flower garden with its large white blooms and yellow centers. Shasta Daisy is a very popular wild flower that will grow in all regions of North America. Chrysanthemums are very easy to establish from flower seeds, and Shasta Daisy flowers are great for cutting and the butterflies love them. Chrysanthemum likes to grow in full sun and well-drained soils. To prolong the bloom pick off flowers as soon as they fade. To prevent overcrowding, divide Shasta Daisy plants after three or four years of flowering.

Shasta Daisy plants are ideal for a wild flower garden's edge or are attractive in butterfly gardens or combined with other perennials or annuals. For cooler climates with short growing seasons, start the Chrysanthemum Daisy seeds indoor 6 - 8 weeks before frost season is over. For warmer climates, sow the Shasta Daisy seeds directly outdoors into prepared beds in the spring after danger of frost has passed. Sow the wild flower seed on the surface and keep moist. Shasta Daisy flowers will not bloom the first year, but grow slowly to get established. It will then be a prolific bloomer in successive years. Shastas are one of the best daisies to grow from wild flower seed!