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Brachyscome 'Pacific Tide' (Native Daisy)

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brachyscome pacific tide 003

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Brachyscome Pacific Tide

Brachyscome 'Pacific Tide' is a compact mounding daisy with mauve flowers that fade to white. Long flowering, from autumn to spring. A tough plant that can take some heat, and is a good waterwise plant. Great for rockeries, pots and borders, and good for cottage type gardens. Likes a sunny spot in well drained soil, a handful of slow release fertiliser in spring will be beneficial.

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, white
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: 0.5 metres

Sunlight, frost & salt tolerance

This plant will tolerate full or partial sunlight.
Light 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.

Soil pH: 5.5-6.5

Miscellaneous information

Native to: Australia.

Planting season: not specified.

Types of fertiliser: Slow release fertiliser.

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