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

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

Plant details

Botanical name

Leucanthemum x superbum 'Real Neat'

Other names

Shasta daisy 'Real Neat'

Genus

Leucanthemum Leucanthemum

Variety or Cultivar

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


Leucanthemum x superbum 'Real Neat' is: Deciduous

Habit

Erect flower stem, Compact, Clump-forming, Upright

Flower

White in Summer; White in Autumn

Foliage

Green in Spring; Green in Summer; 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 Neat' (Shasta daisy 'Real Neat' ) will reach a height of 0.45m 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 Neat'

Other names

Shasta daisy 'Real Neat'

Genus

Leucanthemum Leucanthemum

Variety or Cultivar

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

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Erect flower stem, Compact, Clump-forming, Upright


Colour

Flower

White in Summer; White in Autumn

Foliage

Green in Spring; Green in Summer; 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 Neat' (Shasta daisy 'Real Neat' ) will reach a height of 0.45m 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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