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Shasta daisy

Syllabification: Shas·ta dai·sy
Pronunciation: /ˈSHästə ˌdāzē
 
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Definition of Shasta daisy in English:

noun

A tall, widely cultivated plant of the daisy family that bears large white daisylike flowers.
  • Chrysanthemum superbum 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.

Origin

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

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