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Brachyscome 'Pacific Sun' (Native Daisy)

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Helpful articles

Bio Pools. Bio pools or Natural Swimmming Pools are an attractive & environmentally-friendly alternative to traditional swimming pools.

Angus's Top Gum Trees for Gardens. Angus Stewart's list of the best gum trees (Eucalyptus, Corymbia and Angophora) for Australian gardens.

Growing Grevilleas. Learn how to grow grevilleas in your garden.

Fertilisers. Learn all about fertilisers, the different varieties and their applications.

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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