Brachyscome ‘Hot Candy’ – Native Daisy

 

The vibrant purple pink flower colour is a striking feature of this old favourite and very easy care brachyscome. It has a compact suckering growth habit which creates a dense carpet. Flowers mainly in spring, summer and autumn. A terrific groundcover, border plant and for container growing. Tolerates light frost, mild acid to alkaline soils. Can be grown in sun to part shade.

Scientific Name:Brachyscome
Family:Asteraceae
Common Name:Native Daisy
Plant Type:Ground cover
Height:0.25 ~ 0.3 metres
Width:0.5 ~ 0.6 metres
Flower Colour:Pink, Purple
Flowering Time:All year
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral
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
Climate Zone:Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean
Light:Sunny, Light shade
Growth Habit:Evergreen, Spreading, Mound-shaped
Lifespan:Perennial
Soil Moisture:Dry, Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates light frost
Plant Usage:Groundcover, Feature plant, Border plant
Special Uses:Playground friendly
Attracts Wildlife:Bees, Butterflies, Other insects

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Neutrog Bush Tucker & medal

Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertiliser for this plant.