Brachyscome ‘Pacific Island’ – Native Daisy

 

Masses of small bright pink flowers on a compact suckering plant . Great for rockeries, pots and borders. A charming plant for brightening up the garden. Give it some native plant food in spring and again in summer and a sunny spot for best flowering. Tolerates light frost, mild acid to alkaline soils.

Scientific Name:Brachyscome
Family:Asteraceae
Common Name:Native Daisy
Plant Type:Ground cover
Height:0.2 ~ 0.3 metres
Width:0.5 ~ 0.8 metres
Flower Colour:Pink
Flowering Time:All year
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Soil Type:Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Potting mix, Poor soil
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
Light:Sunny, Light shade
Growth Habit:Evergreen, 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

Neutrog Bush Tucker & medal

Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertiliser for this plant.