Plants We Love: Leucanthemum ‘Real Sunbeam’

 

We love the bright, happy, easy-to-care-for flowers of the new ‘Real Sunbeam’ Shasta daisy from PlantHaven. This wonderful summer-blooming perennial has three rows of lemon-green petals forming a daisy flower atop sturdy stems. The ideal plant for a sunny garden, ‘Real Sunbeam’ will continue to bloom if given a little care, including deadheading.

Real Sunbeam Horticulture

Common name: ‘Real Sunbeam’ Shasta daisy
Botanical name: REALFLOR Leucanthmum superbum ‘Real Sunbeam’
Flowers: Three layers of broad green-lemon petals
Habit: Clumps
Height: 36 inches
Width: 18 inches
USDA Zones: 5–9

 

This new variety offers improved disease resistance and it is very floriferous. It prefers well-drained soil and lots of sun. Deadhead to encourage a longer blooming period.

Photo courtesy of PlantHaven

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