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Leucanthemum x superbum 'Real Galaxy' (Shasta daisy 'Real Galaxy')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.55m
Max height
0.45m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Leucanthemum x superbum 'Real Galaxy'

Other names

Shasta daisy 'Real Galaxy'

Genus

Leucanthemum Leucanthemum

Variety or Cultivar

'Real Galaxy' _ 'Real Galaxy' is a compact, clump-forming, herbaceous perennial with erect stems bearing narrowly lance-shaped, toothed, dark green leaves and, from early summer to early autumn, erect stems bearing double, white flowers with fringed petals and yellow centres.


Leucanthemum x superbum 'Real Galaxy' is: Deciduous

Habit

Erect flower stem, Compact, Clump-forming

Flower

White in Summer; White in Autumn

Foliage

Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Dark-green in Autumn

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Leaf and bud eelworms Aphids , Leaf and bud eelworms

Diseases

Generally disease-free

General care

Pruning

Deadhead regularly. Cut back after flowering to encourage a second flowering in autumn. Cut back to the base in mid- to late autumn.

Propagation methods

Division


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Where to grow

Leucanthemum x superbum 'Real Galaxy' (Shasta daisy 'Real Galaxy') will reach a height of 0.55m and a spread of 0.45m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Wildflower

Cultivation

Plant in moderately fertile, moist but well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade in a sheltered position. Typically does not require staking.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

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Botanical name

Leucanthemum x superbum 'Real Galaxy'

Other names

Shasta daisy 'Real Galaxy'

Genus

Leucanthemum Leucanthemum

Variety or Cultivar

'Real Galaxy' _ 'Real Galaxy' is a compact, clump-forming, herbaceous perennial with erect stems bearing narrowly lance-shaped, toothed, dark green leaves and, from early summer to early autumn, erect stems bearing double, white flowers with fringed petals and yellow centres.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Erect flower stem, Compact, Clump-forming


Colour

Flower

White in Summer; White in Autumn

Foliage

Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Dark-green in Autumn


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Leaf and bud eelworms

Diseases

Generally disease-free

General care

Pruning

Deadhead regularly. Cut back after flowering to encourage a second flowering in autumn. Cut back to the base in mid- to late autumn.

Propagation methods

Division


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Leucanthemum x superbum 'Real Galaxy' (Shasta daisy 'Real Galaxy') will reach a height of 0.55m and a spread of 0.45m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Wildflower

Cultivation

Plant in moderately fertile, moist but well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade in a sheltered position. Typically does not require staking.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5

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