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Brachyscome 'Metallic Blue' is a compact mounding habit with masses of purplish blue daisy flowers for most of the year. This beautiful native daisy is great for native flower displays and cottage gardens. Use it as a border plant for garden beds, as a feature plant for rockeries or as a potted plant for balconies and decks. Trim it back after each flush of flowers finishes. Likes a sunny to lightly shaded position. Feed with a good all purpose fertiliser in the wamr months.
Flower colour: Blue
Flowering season: spring summer autumn
Maximum height: 0.2 metres
Minimum height: 0.1 metres
Maximum width: 0.4 metres
Minimum width: 0.3 metres
This plant will tolerate full or partial sunlight.
Light frost tolerance.
Plant is salt tolerant.
Yes. Attracts: insects.
This plant species will grow in the following climates: cool, temperate.
Loam: dry, well-drained.
Clay: dry, well-drained.
Sand: dry, moist, well-drained.
Soil pH: 5.5-6.5
Native to: Australia.
Planting season: all year.
Types of fertiliser: general purpose.