(Duckmeat, Frog's Buttons, Ivyleaf Duckweed, Star Duckweed)
From late spring to fall frost, the still waters on ponds, lakes and the edges of slow-moving streams may reveal a floating mat of star duckweed. Native to the cool-summer areas of the Northern Hemisphere, star duckweed sinks to the bottom of the body of water in winter to escape death by freezing.
When ice disappears and water warms up in spring, the dormant leaf bodies of star duckweed rise up to the water's surface. Floating atop the water, the light to medium green leaves of star duckweed...
(Daisy Duke Shasta Daisy, Daisy May™ Shasta Daisy, Shasta Daisy)
An award-winning Shasta daisy selection, ‘Daisy Duke’ - marketed under the name Daisy May™ - is shorter growing, a profuse bloomer and needs less exposure to wintertime cold (vernalization) to start its flowering display. The white petals overlap in each blossom. It also produces lots of secondary flower buds on side stem-branches, something atypical of most other Shasta daisies. 'Daisy Duke' originated at an Illinois nursery in 2005.
Leucanthemum is a wide-ranging genus of annuals and...
Shasta daisy ‘Full Sail’ is a profuse bloomer whose cheerful, single white daisies open atop compact plants over a long period in summer.
Leucanthemum is a wide-ranging genus of annuals and perennials native to Europe and temperate regions of Asia. Most form leafy clumps from which rise small-leaved stems topped by numerous daisy-like flowers, usually white with prominent yellow centers. The hybrid offspring of the two species L. lacustre and L. maximum have produced...
Resembling fluffy, white pompoms, the large, fully double flowers of Leucanthemum ‘Sante’ are borne in profusion atop extra-strong stems in midsummer. The striking blooms of this vigorous Shasta daisy are especially long-lived and beautiful both in the garden and as cut flowers.
Leucanthemum is a wide-ranging genus of annuals and perennials native to Europe and temperate regions of Asia. Most form leafy clumps from which rise small-leaved stems topped by numerous daisy-like...
Leucanthemum maximum is an herbaceous perennial originally native to meadows, grasslands and alpine areas of Europe, which has escaped cultivation and become naturalized in many regions of North America. Its leafy clumps of foliage give rise to many tall, small-leaved stems topped with daisy-like flowers in summer. The attractive blooms feature prominent, yellow centers surrounded by many bright, white rays. Leucanthemum maximum has been crossed with its sister species, Leucantheumum...
(Broadway Lights™ Shasta Daisy, Shasta Daisy)
Pretty buttercream yellow and ivory daisies bedeck this vigorous hybrid Leucanthemum through summer. The bright blooms appear above neat compact plants and flower for a longer period than average Shasta daisies. Broadway Lights™ was bred by Manfred Mehring-Lemper in Hannover-Munden, Germany and first introduced by Syngenta Seeds.
In spring, this hardy herbaceous perennial offers neat clumps of deep green toothed leaves. It may begin to flower as early as late spring and will continue...
The large, semi-double flowers of Leucanthemum ‘Sunny Side Up’ bear a fanciful resemblance to fried eggs with their broad, raised center disks of pale yellow surrounded by bright, white rays. This lovely Shasta daisy is a compact grower whose cheerful blooms appear in midsummer atop well-branched stems.
Leucanthemum is a wide-ranging genus of annuals and perennials native to Europe and temperate regions of Asia. Most form leafy clumps from which rise small-leaved stems topped...
Gerald L. Klingaman
Grown for its white daisies that appear relatively early in the season, this rhizomatous perennial is a common wildflower of European and West Asian grasslands. It is widely naturalized in the United States.
Spreading mats of dark green, lobed or toothed, spoon-shaped leaves give rise in late spring to erect stems topped with yellow-eyed white daisies. Flowering continues for 2 or 3 weeks. Plants often self-sow if not deadheaded. Double-flowered cultivars such as 'Angel' are typically sterile,...
(Double Oxeye Daisy, Oxeye Daisy)
The pretty double daisies of this long-blooming dwarf oxeye really stand out. Angel Daisy™ is a patented perennial that was bred by Daniel McDonald in Cobbitty, New South Wales, Australia. It is a clump-forming hardy perennial that’s perfect for small borders and containers.
In spring Angel Daisy™ offers neat clumps of green toothed leaves. In late spring to early summer it sends up many double anemone-type daisies of white with yellow-green centers. These flowerheads are lightly fragrant and...
The classic white Shasta daisy is vigorous, pretty and easy to grow. This hybrid between Leucanthemum lacustre and L. maximum is an old-fashioned herbaceous perennial that's perfect for sunny early season flower borders.
In spring, Shasta daisy puts forth a dense low-growing clump of glossy, lance-shaped, toothed leaves. In early summer these give rise to tall upright leafy stems topped with large white daisies with deep yellow centers. These bloom for a discrete period of...