Scientific name - Brachyscome multifida
Synonyms - Brachycome multifida
Popular names - cut-leafed daisy, Swan River daisy,paquerette bleue, Blaues Ganseblumchen.
Distribution and Habitat - native to temperate regions of southern Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria.
Description - herbaceous perennial, rizomatoasa, 45 cmheight, glabra. Leaves 1-2 pinnate linear lobes 7-10sectors or oblanceolati. Inflorescence 1.5-4 cmdiameter, bracts obtuse involucrului ciliated edges,ligulate flowers purple, pink or white tubular yellowflowers. Blooms in March-June. Cunea achenes, 1.9-2.4mm long, dolls, white, 0.1 mm long
Tolerances - semi shade and tolerate frosts.
Requirements - prefers sunny exhibitions, clay andsandy soils.
Propagation - by seeds and by cuttings.
Diseases and pests - Myzus persicae.
Garden Partners - Sanvitalia procumbens, Thymophyllatenuiloba, Heliotropium arborescens, Argyranthemumfrutescens.
Cultivars - in pictures is growing 'Mauve Delight'.
Curiosity - Brachyscome family belongs Asteraceae,tribe Astereae and contains 60 species.
Two varieties are known:
Brachyscome multifida var. multifida - leaves with lobeslinear to subulate;
Brachyscome multifida var. Dilated - leaves with lobesoblanceolati to cunea.
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Allium cepa L. - onion
Herbaceous biennial, bulb white, gold, red or purple, 5-8 x 3.10 cm. Leaves persistent, 4-10, fistula, 30-100 x 3-20 mm. Umbela blossom persistent, erect, compact, rear obsolete, ovata, ± equal, leading to acute acuminata.
Solidago caesia - blue-stemmed goldenrod
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Primula elatior - perennial species, rizomatoasa, originally from Europe to western Asia, growing in mountain areas, pay attention in forests up to 1500 m altitude.
Herbaceous annual or perennial. Strain decumbenta - upward, often is wood based. Leaves alternate, entire or pinnate-sectors. Capital solitary and axillary. Involucre with bractei placed on 2-3 lines. Flowers tubular, orange. Ligula sterile flowers, yellow-orange, top with 4 teeth. Receptacle convex or flat. Acorn obovoide, densely-hairy.
Perennial species, 30 cm height, 60-90 cm diameter, forming a dense bush covering the ground well. Leaves linear-lanceolata, margin entire, shiny dark green, 2,5-4 cm long x 3.6 mm wide. Flowers white, 4 petals, blossom type corymb, 9 cm diameter, January-June period of prosperity. Fruit silicula, 7 mm long.
Ageratum houstonianum - rods
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