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.
|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|
|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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