Brachyscome ‘Country Lights’ Native Daisy

A compact mounding daisy that does not sucker. Dark purple flowers are a feature of this tough, colourful plant. Main flowering is in spring and again in summer, with spot flowering through the rest of the year. Great for rockeries, pots and borders. Give it a feed at the start of spring, and again at the start of summer. Tolerant of some frost, good for acid to alkaline soils.

Family:Asteraceae
Scientific Name:Brachyscome
Cultivar:Country Lights
Common Name:Native Daisy
Plant Type:Ground cover
Height:0.2 ~ 0.3 metres
Width:0.3 ~ 0.5 metres
Flower Colour:Yellow, Purple
Flowering Time:All year
Ph Level:Mildly acid, Neutral, Mildly alkaline
Soil Type:Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Potting mix
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden, Courtyard, Poolside, Container growing, Cottage garden, Flower garden, Coastal garden, Drought resistant
Climate Zone:Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean, Cool
Light:Sunny, Light shade
Growth Habit:Evergreen, Mound-shaped
Lifespan:Perennial
Soil Moisture:Dry, Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage
Attracts Wildlife:Bees, Butterflies, Other insects

 

 


 

WHERE TO GET YOUR PLANT

 

Once you have found the plant that you want, the next step is to find where to get it. Visit or ring your favourite nursery to see if they have it in stock. If they don’t, they may be able to order it in for you.  Specialist nurseries are also able to give great advice, and if they don’t have the plant you want, they can often suggest an alternative to you. Below is a list of our favourite specialist nurseries, and some who do mail order. Click on the links for their details-

 

The Wildflower Place Erina – NSW 

 

Sydney Wildflower Nursery – NSW

 

Newcastle Wildflower Nursery – NSW

 

Cool Country Natives – ACT

 

Wimmera Native Nursery – Victoria

 

Zanthorrea Nursery – Perth WA

 

Manuka Native Nursery – South Australia

 

Sydney Wildflower Nursery – mail order

 

The Native Shop – mail order

 


 

 

Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertiliser for native plants.