Shasta Daisy Plant. Named after the snowy peaks of mount shasta in california, the shasta daisy ( leucanthemum x superbum ) is a hardy hybrid developed in the 1800s by crossing the oxeye daisy with several wild daisy varieties. While shasta daisies will take light shade, as opposed to a full sun location, the plants won’t tolerate soggy roots or standing water.
Lacustre (portuguese field daisy) and nipponanthemum. Good soil drainage is especially important in winter because damp and soggy soil around the root crown of the plant can lead to rot. How to grow and care for shasta daisies.