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Leucanthemum × superbum 'Alaska'

Alaska shasta daisy

Cross between L. vulgare & L. maximum

Easy to grow in full sun to part shade in medium to dry soils.  Deer and rabbit resistant.  Terrific cut flower.  Remove spent flowers to prolong bloom.  Attracts butterflies and other pollinators.  


18-36 in


18-24 in


24-36 in

USDA Hardiness Zone:

5 - 9

Bloom Color:


Leucanthemum × superbum 'Alaska' Characteristics

Attracts Wildlife

  • Butterflies
  • Songbirds
  • Pollinators


  • Full Sun to Partial Shade


  • Long Blooming
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Cut Flower
  • Clay Soil

Deer Resistant

  • Deer Resistant

Flowering Months

  • August
  • July

Foliage Color

  • Green

Growth Rate

  • Fast

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • Summer
  • Spring

Soil Moisture Preference

  • Dry to Moist

Plants that work well with Leucanthemum × superbum 'Alaska'

Appalachian blazing star Appalachian blazing star (Liatris microcephala)
Wrinkle-leaf goldenrod Wrinkle-leaf goldenrod (Solidago rugosa 'Fireworks')
Calamint Calamint (Calamintha nepeta ssp nepeta)
Tall verbena Tall verbena (Verbena bonariensis)