A low growing annual daisy that provides a spectacular burst of colour through spring. Plant the seed in autumn and keep the plants growing through winter in warmer climates as this will bring a better display in spring. Trim off the spent flowers after the first spring flush to encourage repeat flowering in late spring and summer. Feed generously with a good fertiliser to get the plants reaching their full flowering potential.
|Scientific Name:||Brachyscome iberidifolia|
|Common Name:||Swan River Daisy|
|Plant Type:||Ground cover|
|Height:||0.3 ~ 0.5 metres|
|Width:||0.2 ~ 0.3 metres|
|Flower Colour:||White, Blue, Purple, Black|
|Flowering Time:||Spring, Summer|
|Ph Level:||Acid, Neutral, Alkaline|
|Soil Type:||Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam, Potting mix|
|Plant Environment:||Courtyard, Container growing, Cottage garden, Flower garden, Wildflower meadow|
|Climate Zone:||Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean|
|Growth Habit:||Dense foliage|
|Lifespan:||Annual, Short lived|
|Soil Moisture:||Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage|
|Frost Tolerance:||Tolerates light frost|
|Plant Usage:||Groundcover, Feature plant, Border plant|
|Special Features:||Cut flower, Fast growing, Playground friendly|
|Attracts Wildlife:||Bees, Butterflies|
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