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common name: Pilliga Daisy
synonyms: Brachyscome melanocarpa 'Pilliga Posy'
perennial, evergreen, scented/aromatic
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: purple & green
flower colour: pink
main season: Summer
dry soil, moist soil, clay soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-acid
minimum temp: 0°C
USDA zone: 10 to 10
Small tender perennial of rhizomatous, suckering habit Lobed green leaves, often tinged purple, about 25 mm long. Relatively large flowers, about 25 mm across, bright rosy-pink with yellow centres.
Well drained soil in sun, quite drought tolerant. Needs warm, frost free conditions or winter protection.
From seed in spring at about 18°C. Also by cuttings or division.
Borders, bedding and containers.
Native to New South Wales, Australia