Brachyscome segmentosa ‘Starscope’ – Lord Howe Island Daisy

A larger Brachyscome cultivar, growing up to 0.5 metres high and wide. It forms a compact and rounded cushion and is a wonderful ground cover plant. It is long flowering, from spring to autumn, with masses of happy daisy flowers. They open a bright mauve and age to white, giving a lovely two toned effect which contrasts nicely with the dark green foliage. Likes a sunny spot for best flowering, but can also grow in part shade. An easy care plant that needs little except for a handful of slow release fertiliser in spring, some extra water in drought time. Can be pruned back by a third if needed. A great plant for courtyards, playgrounds and pots.

Scientific Name:Brachyscome segmentosa
Family:Asteraceae
Common Name:Brachyscome
Other Common Names:Lord Howe Island Daisy
Plant Type:Ground cover, Clumping perennial
Height:0.2 ~ 0.5 metres
Width:0.2 ~ 0.5 metres
Flower Colour:White, Mauve
Flowering Time:Spring, Summer, Autumn
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Soil Type:Sandy, Clay, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Potting mix
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden, Courtyard, Poolside, Container growing, Cottage garden, Flower garden, Coastal garden
Climate Zone:Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean
Light:Sunny, Light shade
Growth Habit:Evergreen, Dense foliage, Spreading, Mound-shaped
Lifespan:Perennial
Soil Moisture:Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates light frost
Plant Usage:Feature plant, Border plant, Wow factor
Special Uses:Erosion control, Pipe and drain friendly, Fast growing, Playground friendly
Attracts Wildlife:Bees, Butterflies, Other insects, Lizards

Neutrog Bush Tucker & medal

Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertilizer for this plant.

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