PlantFiles: Shasta Daisy Leucanthemum x superbum 'Broadway Lights'
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Hardiness: USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 °C (-20 °F) USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 °C (-15 °F) USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 °C (-10 °F) USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 °C (-5 °F) USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 °C (0 °F) USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 °C (5 °F) USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 °C (10 °F) USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 °C (15 °F) USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 °C (20 °F) USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 °C (25 °F)
Sun Exposure: Full Sun Sun to Partial Shade
Bloom Color: Pale Yellow White/Near White
Bloom Time: Late Spring/Early Summer Mid Summer Late Summer/Early Fall Mid Fall Blooms repeatedly
Other details: This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater Self-sows freely; deadhead if you do not want volunteer seedlings next season This plant is resistant to deer
Soil pH requirements: 5.6 to 6.0 (acidic) 6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic) 6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
Patent Information: Patented
Propagation Methods: By dividing the rootball
Seed Collecting: Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed
On Aug 6, 2010, Evie21 from Hull United Kingdom wrote:
I have recently purchased two of these plants,and so far I love them,the flower colours are stunning,starting yellow,then fading to cream and finally white,important to me is the fact that they attract Bees,which they do,and they also attract Hoverflies.So far this plant for me gets a positive result.
'Broadway Lights' has performed beautifully in our gardens. The only draw back is it's awful fragrance. On performance, I would give it a "Positive +", but because of the smell, I have to negate that just a touch.
On Oct 16, 2007, Mike_in_MI from Howell, MI (Zone 5b) wrote:
Like how the flowers start out yellow and mature to white. If it returns I will update my rating to +. Not had much luck with Shastas returning in the past
This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:
Del Rey Oaks, California San Jose, California Denver, Colorado Hailey, Idaho Crystal Lake, Illinois Washington, Illinois Dearborn Heights, Michigan Howell, Michigan Pinconning, Michigan Minneapolis, Minnesota Greenfield, New Hampshire Elizabeth City, North Carolina West Wyomissing, Pennsylvania Warwick, Rhode Island Lesslie, South Carolina Knoxville, Tennessee Burbank, Washington East Port Orchard, Washington