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Brachyscome 'Pacific Island' (Native Daisy)

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Plant description

Brachyscome Pacific Island 3

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Brachyscome Pacific Island 1

Brachyscome 'Pacific Island' is a perennial groundcover plant with masses of musk stick pink daisy flowers. The neat and tidy plant is compact and suckering, with fine bright green foliage. A superb plant for rockeries, pots and borders. It flowers year round.

Brachyscome like a sunny space with well drained soil. Once established, they can take periods of dryness. Also frost tolerant. Fertilise in spring and summer with a good general purpose plant food.

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Additional plant information

Flowers

Flower colour: pink
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.
Medium frost tolerance.
Plant is not salt tolerant.

Fauna attracting?

Yes. Attracts: 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: Any.

Types of fertiliser: Good general purpose fertiliser.

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