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Brachyscome 'Pacific Wave' (Native Daisy, Brachyscome)

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Plant description

Brachyscome Pacific Wave 4

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Brachyscome 'Pacific Wave' is a hardy decorative perennial grouncover plant. It grows to around 30 cms high and a metre wide with a compact suckering growth habit and feathery greyish divided foliage. It is long flowering, from spring through to autumn, with a profusion of delightful mauve pink daisy flowers covering the plant. It is a great easy care plant, rarely troubled by pests or diseases. A good plant for containers, massed planting, borders, cottage type gardens.

Brachyscome perform best on a well drained soil, in a sunny to part shaded position. Frost and drought tolerant once established.

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: 0.3 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: 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: good general purpose fertiliser.

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