Swan River Daisy
Height: 6" (15cm) Flowering Time: Summer Flower Colour: Blue, purple, pink, white ____________________________________
Subclass: Dicotyledonae (Dicotyledons) Superorder: Asteridae (Daisy Superorder) Order: Asterales (Daisy Order) Family: Asteraceae (Daisy Family) Genus: Brachycome (Swan River Daisy) Species: iberidifolia (with leaves like those of Candytuft) ____________________________________
Brachycome iberidifolia is an elegant little daisy useful for ground cover during the summer months. It has very finely divided foliage, and neat daisies in white, pinks, blues, mauves and purples, sometimes with a yellow and sometimes with a black centre.
Harvesting and Growing from Seed:
Inside (8 days)
Inside (7 days)
Seed Pod There is no seedpod. The seeds are tightly set together in a rounded ball with a few of
the old petals remaining round the edge.
Seed There are many small flat greyish seeds on the seedhead.
Seedling The seedling is small, with long, narrow seedleaves, and only slightly toothed
first true leaves.
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