Photographers flock to Daisy fields each year for the perfect picture of these pure white blossoms. Skip the mad dash by planting a couple of Snow Lady Shasta Daisies (Leucanthemum 'Snow Lady') right in your backyard!
This pretty perennial takes the idea of Christmas in July to heart with snow-white flowers blooming in abundance. The petals surround a buttery yellow center for the classic daisy look.
Use one or two in your landscape as a low level plant or in containers. They'll add a pop of pizzaz as the filler in your 'spiller-thriller-filler' container combos. Not to mention it'll thrive since they appreciated slightly dryer soils once established.
Keeping them close also means always having cut flowers just a few steps away. Imagine deep pink hydrangea mopheads accented by crisp white blooms to give the look a little something extra!
Should you possess the willpower to keep the flowers on their strong, sturdy stems, you'll be rewarded with a sight to see for sure. The bright yellow and white contrast with the gorgeous green foliage beautifully.
For the best effect, plant a group of Snow Lady Shasta Daisies together in a mass planting!
The only thing missing from this picturesque scene is a couple of fluttering butterflies. Oh but wait, these blooms are pollinator magnets! No reason to miss them, butterflies will visit your garden in droves throughout the summer.
The show continues on into fall as other, earlier blooms are winding down for the year, Snow Lady is still going strong. It's almost as if it's determined to see some snow for itself!
A good way to ensure the longest flowering time is to periodically deadhead the spent flowers. This lets the plant focus its energy on making new blossoms for you to enjoy.
Whether you have a field full or just one as a tasteful accent in your patio containers, Snow Lady Shasta Daisy demands attention in a way that's hard to ignore. Order yours today!
Without getting too far ahead of ourselves, this could quite possibly be one of the most versatile perennials around.
If you happen to be working with a smaller space, like the front yard of an urban home, then you're in luck. These don't get very tall at all and they are just as stunning as a single specimen as they are in masses.
No outdoor landscape is no problem for Snow Lady. Grab a terra cotta pot and use this white beauty as the filler in a thriller-filler-spiller combo.
From there, you can set one on your back patio as a living decoration or double it and put one on either side of your entryway!
They say a first impression is most important and a delightful set of daisies planted as edging in your front yard to greet your guests is a marvelous way to be bold!
If you're lucky enough to have a large space to work with, a.) we're very jealous and b.) try ordering and planting a group of Snow Ladies! You won't be sorry when they bloom in unison each summer.
Sure this is the how to use in the landscape section, but what about how to use in the household? Pick a couple of stems and use them in a bouquet to brighten up your living room or dining room table.
The uses are endless. We could go on and on! If you can imagine it, you can do it with these daisies.
As if we could make this plant any more appealing, just wait until you hear how easy it is to take care of and keep happy!
Do you live in a cooler zone? Go ahead and plant your Snow Lady in full sun. However, like most of us, if it's extra hot it'll appreciate some light shade.
Well drained soils are best and you'll want to make sure you're giving it medium moisture as it's establishing itself in your landscape. After that though, this hardy plant is quite drought tolerant.
The only no-no for Snow Lady is soggy soil. Incessantly wet roots will, especially during the winter, can cause some damage.
To keep the flower power going as long as possible, make sure to deadhead every so often.
Another way to add aesthetics to the garden is by mulching. Not only does it improve the look, it'll help keep those roots from sitting in water.
This plant does best if it's divided every few years. You get a healthier plant and, of wait, you get two healthier plants out of the deal! Doesn't get much better than that.
WE love Snow Lady and YOU love Snow Lady, so what are you waiting for? Order yours today from Nature Hills Nursery!
Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.
Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!
Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.
|Young Plants to 18 Months|
|2"x2"x3"||Ranges from||.18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume|
|4.5" Container||Equal to||.65 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume|
|Sprinter Pot||Equal to||.63 dry quart / .69 dry liter in volume|
|4" Container||Ranges from||.31 to .87 / .35 to .96 dry liter in volume|
|6" Container||Equal to||1.4 dry quarts / 1.59 dry liters in volume|
|1 Quart||Equal to||1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume|
|5.5" Container||Equal to||1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x5"||Ranges from||.8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x6"||Ranges from||1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x9"||Ranges from||1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x10"||Ranges from||1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old|
|2 Quart||Equal to||2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume|
|#1 Container||Ranges from||2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume|
|5"x5"x12"||Equal to||3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 2 - 4 Years Old|
|#2 Container||Ranges from||1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume|
|#3 Container||Ranges from||2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 3 - 5 Years Old|
|#5 Container||Ranges from||2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume|
|#7 Container||Ranges from||5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume|
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|Botanical Name||Leucanthemum 'Snow Lady'|
|Mature Height||10 - 12 inches|
|Mature Spread||10-12 inches|
|Sun Exposure||Full Sun, Partial Shade|
|Soil Type||Well Drained|
|Moisture||Low Once Established|
|When To Prune||Early Spring|