Helpful Gardening Tips
We dig fresh our plants and ship immediately. We ship US Mail, Priority shipping. You will receive a tracking number once your plants ship. All plants will be fine in their packages for up to 3 days after receiving.
How We Protect Your Plants For Transit
We sell only bare root plants. We dip the roots in tera-sorb silicone gel to retain ample moisture for transit and surround with plastic. This is superior protection for plants in transit for up to 12 days.
Upon Receipt Of Your Plants
Open your plants and inspect the same day received. We offer 3 days to report any problems with your order. Bare root plants need to be planted within 2-3 days of receiving unless weather-related problems prohibit planting. Store in a cool place and keep roots moist and covered with plastic until they can be planted. Water for the first week daily after planting.
Shasta Daisy Plants For Sale
Shasta Daisy is a perennial daisy with white petals, yellow disk florets, and glossy dark green leaves. Their Latin name is Leucanthemum maximum, and their botanical name is Asteraceae. This amazingly beautiful flower was created over 100 years ago by Luther Burbank, who was an American Botanist, Horticulturist, and Pioneer in agriculture science. There are a number of Shasta daisy varieties: Gobham Gold is a double flower head and yellow disc; Horace Reed is a double white flower head and in-curved disk florets; Snowlady is a single white flower head. Daisies are for people born in April, symbolizing innocence and hope.
Cute cliches have always existed regarding daisies, such as but not limited to; oops a daisy, fresh as a daisy, and he loves me, he loves me not. Daisies create a sense of cleanliness, innocence, and hope.
Shasta daisies are reseeded prolifically, so it becomes necessary every few years for the plants to be separated and replanted. Shasta daisies grow great in a bed or in containers. Shasta daisies are terrific cutting flowers to be used in arrangements. Deer are not attracted to Shasta daisies. After the bloom is done, deadheading is an important step to ensure continued flowering. Deadheading is nothing hard, simply snip the dead bloom from the plant and toss it away. This will signal the daisy to reproduce another flower. Dried and used in floral arrangements are a great use of Shasta daisies. Shasta daisies need fertile soil and good drainage, which is why some people plant them in containers.
Shasta daisies leaves are very tasty when used in tossed salads, and the flowers are used in honey and herbal teas. Daisies have been around since biblical times and were used for medicinal symptoms such as gout, stomach, and headaches. They were also found abundantly covering the banks of the rivers with majestic beauty.