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Brachyscome 'Pacific Cloud' (Native Daisy)

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Plant description

Brachyscome Pacific Cloud 3

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Brachyscome Pacific Cloud 1

This is one of the best white flowered brachyscomes yet released with compact growth habit and attractive divided foliage. Great for rockeries, pots and borders. A low maintenance plant for flower and native gardens. Give it a sunny spot and a handful of slow release fertiliser in spring, and it will reward you with a neat mounding habit with masses of flowers.

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: white
Flowering season: spring summer autumn winter

Plant size

Maximum height: 0.3 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.
The frost tolerance of this plant is not specified.
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.

Soil pH: 5.5-7.0

Miscellaneous information

Native to: Australia.

Planting season: not specified.

Types of fertiliser: Slow release fertiliser applied in spring.

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