Cut-leaf Daisy
(Brachyscome multifida)

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Brachyscome multifida

This is a flowering perennial from eastern Australia growing up to 50cm in height. With colourful pink and mauve daisy flowers for much of the year, it is improved by occasional pruning to maintain density and flowers. There are a number of varieties of this plant available. This plant is a food source and resting spot for butterflies.

Type
Native
Maintenance
High
Water use
Minimal
Lifecycle
Perennial
Container
One
Size
Small shrubs 0.5 - 3 metres
Root size
Less than 2.5m (safe)
Foliage
Deciduous
Zones
Arid interior, Semi-arid with winter rain, Moist temperate with warm summers, Winter rains with dry summers, Moist tropical, Semi-arid with summer rain, Moist temperate with hot summers
Soils
Sandy, Loam
Tolerances
Frost
Regions
Central Highlands Garden, Yarra Valley Water plants, Habitat plants, Water efficient plants, Water efficient plants (OLD), Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show 2011
Shade levels
Full sun
Flowering seasons
Spring, Summer, Autumn
Colours
Yellow, Blue, White, Pink, Purple
Gardens
Nature strip, Hardy, Cottage, Native