Definition of Shasta daisy in English:

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Shasta daisy

Pronunciation: /ˈʃastə/


A tall Pyrenean plant which bears a single large white daisy-like flower.
  • Leucanthemum maximum or its hybrids, family Compositae.
Example sentences
  • And in all those semi-circle spots left within the curves, I placed favorites such as oregano, iris, pineapple sage, liatris, Shasta daisies, rosemary, lavender and lilies.
  • When new leaves appear, divide dumps of asters, bellflowers, chrysanthemums, daylilies, sedums, Shasta daisies, and yarrow.
  • When summer-flowering perennials such as bellflowers, geraniums, lychnis, Shasta daisies, and spiderworts finish blooming and start to look tattered, cut back their stems to the rosette of new foliage at the base of the plants.


Mid 19th century: named after Mount Shasta in California.

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