Brachyscome multifida
Flowers | Magnoliopsida
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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