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Native Annuals and Perennials. Australian annual and perennial plants can be used to create excitement in your garden as they are quick growing, usually very floriferous and because they are relatively temporary they can be replaced on a regular basis to add something new each year.
Bulletproof landscape plants. Not all plants are equal. Many require the soil and climate (amongst other things) to be 'just right'. The plants described in this article are the ones that deserve the title of 'bulletproof' and are a good starting point for an easy-care garden.
Brachyscome mulitifida 'Breakoday' is a compact mounding perennial plant with vivid purple daisy flowers, with contrasting yellow centres. This hardy brachyscome has fine bright green foliage, and does not sucker. It flowers all year round, but mainly in the warmer months. A good ground covering plant, great for rockeries, pots and borders. Tolerates frosts, a hard frost will damage the foliage but the plant can be cut back and will regenerate. Grows on a wide range of soil, from clay to sandy.
Flower colour: purple or pink
Flowering season: spring summer autumn winter
Maximum height: 0.3 metres
Minimum height: 0.3 metres
Maximum width: 0.5 metres
Minimum width: 0.5 metres
This plant will tolerate full or partial sunlight.
Medium frost tolerance.
Plant is not salt tolerant.
Yes. Attracts: insects.
This plant species will grow in the following climates: cool, temperate, subtropical.
Loam: dry, moist, well-drained.
Clay: dry, moist, well-drained.
Sand: dry, moist, well-drained.
Native to: Australia.
Planting season: Any.
Types of fertiliser: Good general purpose fertiliser.