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Brachyscome 'Pacific Reef' (Brachyscome, Native Daisy)

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Plant description

Brachyscome Pacific Reef 2

Brachyscome Pacific Reef 1

Brachyscome 'Pacific Reef' is a hebaceous perennial groundcover plant with bright  pink flowers. It flowers for most of the year, and is an easy care, hardy plant.  It has a compact suckering growth habit and nice divided deep green foliage. Tolerates frost and drought once established. Likes a well drained soil, and a sunny to part shaded position. A good plant for containers, massed planting, borders. 

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 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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