How to grow Brachyscome Multifida

Brachyscome multifida growing herbaceous subshrub of the genus Brachyscome also known as Cut-leaved daisy, Brachyscome multifida perennial evergreen or annual used as ornamental ground cover plant, can grow in mediterranean, subtropics, temperate, desert climate and growing in hardiness zone 10b-11 as perennial 4-10a as annual.

Leaves color green in needle like shape the leaves soft life feather.

Brachyscome multifida flower

Flower color can be: blue, purple, pink or white in shape of daisy like, 14-20 petals.

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Requirements for Brachyscome multifida growing and care:

Cool weather to bloom

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seedling / Seed / Cutting can be done in water but need to swich water at least once a day or better directly in the soil keep the soil moist all time and better in half shade and care for high humidity

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
No, but easy to start to grow by cutting and care for the stems not hard

Difficulties or problems when growing:
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Planting season:
Spring to autumn as perennial in hardiness zone 10b-11, late winter (in frost free) or spring (after last frost)as annual

Pests and diseases:
Aphids

Pruning season:
Summer

How to prune:
Dead leaves flowers and for design

Size of the plant:
10-40 cm, 4-16 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun in location with rainy and cold summer must be / Half Shade in warm summer location like desert

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
No

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Yes, when grow in container better to use potting mix or peat soil with perlite, if grown as perennial need to switch the soil every two years, keep the soil lightly moist don’t let it to dry or overwater

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Autumn / Winter, in cold climate spring to autumn

General information about the flower
Daisy like flowers the color can be: pink blue, purple or white, with 14 to 20 petals.

Brachyscome multifida Cultivars

Amethyst – light to pale purple flowers

Breakoday – Purple flowers

Surdaisy white – White flowers

White delight – White flowers in daisy shape

Blue and white mix – mostly blue flower with some white

Grow from seeds

Sowing requirement:
Moist soil with sunny location

Saving seeds and care until sowing:
Dry and dark location

Sowing season:
Spring to autumn it’s possible in hardiness zone 11, hardness zone 10b spring to summer (not if the summer it’s above ~40°C but in colder days in summer possible, as annual plant better in the spring possible in early summer

Planting spacing:
20*30cm (8*12inches)

Depth of Sowing:
0.5-1cm (0.25-0.5inches)

Conditions for seeds germinate:
Full sun, warm climate, humidity and moist soil

Watering requires for Seeds:
Average amount of water

Germination time:
1-4 weeks

Condition of seedling:
Moist soil and full sun

Scientific name:

Brachyscome multifida

Alternative names: Brachycome multifida, Brachyscome daisy, Cut leaf daisy, Swan River daisy (also refer to other species of Brachyscome)

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