Chrysanthemum Silver Princess description
Large, pure white daisy flowers with a bold yellow eye in the summer and autumn.
Foliage is a dark, glossy green, but don’t put it next to small plants.
It is often evergreen if the winter is not too severe.
A pollinator friendly plant including bees.
A bat friendly plant.
Can tolerate a coastal aspect with a certain amount of salt laden air.
How easy is it to grow:
Good for filling a large gap in the middle of a border, or by a patio and is trouble free provided the soil isn’t heavy.
Buy perennials, we have plenty more that are easy like this one.
May cause skin allergy.
Also known as Leucanthemum x superbum Silver Princess and Leucanthemum x superbum ‘Silberprinzesschen’
Common name: Silver Princess Shasta Daisy.
The best position in the garden:
Sun or semi shade.
Is it useful as a ground cover plant?
Yes, it will a largish gap in the middle of a flower bed.
What type of soil:
Any reasonable soil, also tolerates acidic soil and chalky soil.
How much moisture:
Normal, or dryish stony. Also dry semi shade.
Hardiness and, or, lifespan:
Care and maintenance:
When newly planted always keep it watered until the roots have grown down and it is able to find its own moisture.
Trim off old flower stems and it will keep on flowering.
It may require staking to keep the flowering stems upright.
Size of plant:
Height 75 cm.
Spread 60 cm.
Planting density – to calculate how many plants are required in a planting scheme:
Allow 3 plants per square metre.
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