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Brachyscome basaltica

Basalt Daisy, Swamp Daisy (now known as Brachyscome paludicola)

Species Description

This link will give you an image of the species as a mature plant, as well as flower, fruit and seed description.

Species description

Cultivation and Uses

This link will give you information about climate parameters, tolerance of climate extremes and adverse soils, biological traits under cultivation, soil factors, uses and potentially undesirable attributes.

Cultivation and uses

Plant Growing Stages


2 Months

4 Months

6 Months


Seed Description

Seed Pre-Treatment


Seed Pre-Treatment: Soak seed over night
Surface sow, cover lightly with gravel.



Germination usually occurs within 2-7 weeks.
Moderate germination rate.

Pests and Disease

Red-legged earth mites may destroy foliage of seedlings.

When to Sow Seeds / Temperature to Sow


Seed Collection Timeframe

Late November - January

Storage and Ripening

May remain viable up to 6 months if stored dry at 4°C.

Grows from Cuttings