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Shrubs, Grasses and Flowers

Learn about several plant varieties and the planting information for each zone.

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Shasta Daisy (7 of 12)

Tolerant of most well-drained soils
Plant in full sun; prune foliage back after flowering
Fertilize in spring; divide in spring when new foliage appears
Height: 2-4 feet; Width: 1-3 feet, slowly spreading
Hardy in USDA zones 4-9:
Zone 4: Plant in spring to avoid winter heaving; plant in full sun; avoid exposure to salt; mulch heavily after first frost; pull back mulch in spring.
Zone 5: Plant in spring to avoid winter heaving; plant in full sun; avoid exposure to salt; mulch heavily after first frost; pull back mulch in spring.
Zone 6: Plant in spring; plant in full sun; mulch after first frost; pull back mulch in spring.
Zone 7: Plant in spring; plant in full sun; mulch after first frost; pull back mulch in spring.
Zone 8: Plant in spring; plant in full sun; mulch after first frost; pull back mulch in spring.
Zone 9: Plant in spring; plant in full sun; mulch after first frost; pull back mulch in.

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