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Brachyscome 'Pacific Coast' (Native Daisy)

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Plant description

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This new brachyscome has large pink flowers that are much fuller and more showy than most brachyscomes. It also has a compact growth habit and nice divided foliage. It suckers lightly from the root system which gives it the ability to regenerate after environmental stress such as dry or very cold conditions. It also means it can be easily divided to increase plant numbers if you want to turn it into a feature along the borders of garden beds. It is superb as a pot or rockery plant as it flowers for months at a time.

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: pink
Flowering season: spring summer autumn

Plant size

Maximum height: 0.2 metres
Minimum height: 0.2 metres

Maximum width: 0.3 metres
Minimum width: 0.3 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.

Climate

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

Soil types & conditions

Loam: dry, moist, well-drained.

Clay: dry, well-drained.

Sand: dry, moist, well-drained.

Soil pH: 5.5-6.5

Miscellaneous information

Native to: Australia.

Planting season: year round.

Types of fertiliser: General purpose.

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