Shasta Daisy 'Broadway Lights'

Leucanthemum x superbum

Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Leucanthemum (lew-KANTH-ih-mum) (Info)
Species: x superbum (soo-PER-bum) (Info)
Cultivar: Broadway Lights
Additional cultivar information:(PP19242, aka Leumayel)
Hybridized by Mehring-lemper
Registered or introduced: 2006



Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us


18-24 in. (45-60 cm)


18-24 in. (45-60 cm)


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



This plant is resistant to deer

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:


Propagation Methods:

By dividing the rootball

Self-sows freely; deadhead if you do not want volunteer seedlings next season

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


This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Monterey, California

San Jose, California

Denver, Colorado

Hailey, Idaho

Crystal Lake, Illinois

Washington, Illinois

Dearborn Heights, Michigan

Howell, Michigan

Pinconning, Michigan

Warren, Michigan

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Greenfield, New Hampshire

Elizabeth City, North Carolina

Reading, Pennsylvania

Warwick, Rhode Island

Rock Hill, South Carolina

Knoxville, Tennessee

Burbank, Washington

East Port Orchard, Washington

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Gardeners' Notes:


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.


On Jul 10, 2009, mrhank from San Antonio, TX (Zone 8b) wrote:

Broadway Lights is the Trademarked name, not the cultivar.

The cultivar is 'Leumayel'

Leucanthemum x superbum 'Leumayel'


On Mar 6, 2009, nonigardens from Provo, UT wrote:

'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.
Noni Gardens


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