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Flower heads that start off dark mauve and age to mauve and end up white are a unique feature of this excellent Australian daisy. It has relatively large flowers for a brachyscomethat are held up above its mounded growth habit. Use it as a border plant along the edges of garden beds or as a potted plant. Trim offthe old flower stems as they finish blooming.
Flower colour: Mauve to white
Flowering season: spring summer autumn
Maximum height: 0.15 metres
Minimum height: 0.1 metres
Maximum width: 0.5 metres
Minimum width: 0.3 metres
This plant will tolerate full or partial sunlight.
Light frost tolerance.
Plant is not salt tolerant.
Yes. Attracts: butterflies.
This plant species will grow in the following climates: temperate.
Loam: dry, moist, 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.