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Brachyscome multifida|Cut-leaf Daisy

Cardinia indigenous plant guide

Perennial woody herb or subshrub spreading by suckers to form a clump.
Size (W x H)
10-40cm x 0.2-1+m
Soft dark green leaves are divided and lobed, from 1.5-4cm x 4-30mm.
Single daisy flowerheads held above the foliage, local form tends to be pink-mauve. Massed flowering.
Flower colour
Flower time
peaking September to February
Growing conditions
Moist well drained clays and shallow rocky soils in forest areas. Light frosts. Full sun, dappled and semi shade.
Commonly used for
A popular garden plant available in mauves, lilac, pink and white. Good for containers, hanging baskets, rockeries, embankments and underplanting of trees. Soil binding.
Available at indigenous nursery
Attracts butterflies
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Thank you to Shire of Yarra Ranges for assistance in compiling this directory