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Brachyscome 'Pacific Tide' (Native Daisy)

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Native Annuals and Perennials. Australian annual and perennial plants can be used to create excitement in your garden as they are quick growing, usually very floriferous and because they are relatively temporary they can be replaced on a regular basis to add something new each year.

Grevilleas. Learn all about grevilleas from native plant expert Angus Stewart.

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Plant description

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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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