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Brachyscome 'Pacific Breeze' (Native Daisy)

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Plant description

Brachyscome Pacific Breeze 4

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Brachyscome Pacific Breeze 2

Brachyscome Pacific Breeze 1

Brachyscome 'Pacific Breeze' is one of the best mauve flowered brachyscomes yet released with larger flowers than similar varieties and a vigorous suckering growth habit and attractive divided foliage. Flowers for most of the year, and is drought and frost tolerant.  A terrific and pretty little plant for flower gardens, rockeries, pots and borders. Best in a sunny to lightly shaded spot.

Further reading: Top ten native plants and Best natives for pots and small gardens (articles written by native plant expert and horticulturalist Angus Stewart).

Additional plant information

Flowers

Flower colour: mauve
Flowering season: spring summer autumn winter

Plant size

Maximum height: 0.5 metres
Minimum height: 0.3 metres

Maximum width: 0.5 metres
Minimum width: 0.5 metres

Sunlight, frost & salt tolerance

This plant will tolerate full or partial sunlight.
Medium frost tolerance.
Plant is not salt tolerant.

Fauna attracting?

Yes. Attracts: Butterflies, insects.

Climate

This plant species will grow in the following climates: cool, temperate, subtropical.

Soil types & conditions

Loam: dry, moist, well-drained.

Clay: dry, moist, well-drained.

Sand: dry, moist, well-drained.

Miscellaneous information

Native to: Australia.

Planting season: not specified.

Types of fertiliser: not specified.

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