Brachyscome iberidifolia 'Purple Splendour'
Swan River Daisy 'Purple Splendour'
Brachyscome iberidifolia 'Purple Splendour' is ideal for bedding, edging or patios and a charmer in window boxes and baskets. One of the most profuse and long-flowering annuals, each plant often producing well over 100 blue to purple flowers.
|Botanical name||Brachyscome iberidifolia|
|Common name||Swan River Daisy 'Purple Splendour'|
|Flowering time||Summer, Autumn|
|Plant type||Flower Seeds|
|Season of interest||Summer, Autumn|
|Time to maturity||1 - 2 years|
|Ultimate height||0.1m - 0.5m|
|Ultimate spread||0.1m - 0.5m|
|Useful/additional information||Sow late winter to spring at 18-21C (65-70F) in a good seed compost just covering the seed with compost. Keep soil damp but not wet, sealing in a polythene bag after sowing is helpful. Germination usually takes 14-21 days. When seedlings are large enough to handle, transplant and grow on in cooler conditions. Gradually acclimatise to outdoor conditions for 10-15 days before planting out after all risk of frost 23cm (9in) apart in full sun in ordinary well drained soil.|