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.
Helleborus viridis - originating in Spain, France, Italy and Switzerland; grows on calcareous soils from 0 to 1700 m altitude, to the edges of deciduous forests, beech forests and mixed forests, grows in association with Arum dioscoridis, Crocus sp., Cyclamen coum, Fritillaria sp. Hyacinthus orientalis.
Petunia hybrida - herbaceous, annual, used as an ornamental species in parks, gardens and terraces. Hybrid species derived from Petunia integrifolia and Petunia axillaris by Atkins in 1834.
Impatiens parviflora - species herbaceous annual. Hailing from northeast Asia, Europe grow in the forests of beech, river edges, from 500 to 1200 m altitude.
Tithonia rotundifolia - annual species, native to Mexico and Central Aerica, cultivated as ornamental species.
Dianthus sylvestris - perennial species, the stem short and woody. Increase the debris, limestone bedrock, from 0 to 2400 m altitude. Species are cultivated as ornamental for rocarii.
Sophora derived from Arabic and means tree with pea flowers. Specific epithet is in honor davidii Abbe Armand David, a French missionary and naturalist who contributed to the knowledge of flora and fauna of China.
Sophora davidii is from Hubei, China, where it grows on rocky places at elevations of 1 000 - 3 500 m.
Actinidia deliciosa - kiwi
Actinidia deliciosa fruits are edible, used for beverages, desserts, containing vitamin C, A and E and potassium.
Prunus cerasifera - corcodus
Prunus cerasifera - is grown for its edible fruit jams are made and cultivars and varieties are found all over the world species grown as ornamentals in parks and gardens, or green street.