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Brachyscome 'Pacific Sun' (Native Daisy)

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Plant description

Brachyscome Pacific Sun 3

Brachyscome Pacific Sun 2

Brachyscome 'Pacific Sun' is a mounding groundcover plant with unusual bi-colour flowers of yellow with orange tinges in cooler weather. A rather leggy grower so needs regular cutbacks through the warmer months to keep a compact shape. Does not sucker. Frost and drought tolerant. Best in full sun in well drained soils. great for flower gardens and for containers.

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: yellow or orange
Flowering season: spring summer autumn winter

Plant size

Maximum height: 0.5 metres
Minimum height: 0.5 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: 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.

Miscellaneous information

Native to: Australia.

Planting season: not specified.

Types of fertiliser: not specified.

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