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Brachyscome 'Pacific Storm' (Native Daisy)

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Plant description

Brachyscome Pacific Storm 2

Brachyscome Pacific Storm 1

Brachyscome 'Pacific Storm' is a compact mounding daisy with large mauve flowers and bright green divided foliage. It naturally has an attractive, dense and mounding habit, and flowers from autumn to spring. A good, easy care plant, which is great for rockeries, pots and borders. Frost and drought tolerant once established. Flowers best in a sunny spot. Fertilise with a handful of slow release fertiliser.

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: 0.3 metres
Minimum height: 0.2 metres

Maximum width: 0.5 metres
Minimum width: 0.4 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: Slow release fertiliser.

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