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Brachyscome – Blue Zephyr™

Garden Height
9 - 15
Spacing
12 - 16
Spread
12 - 16
Habit
Mounded
Container Role
Filler
Flower Size
Medium
Flower Colors
Purple
Light Level
Sun
Proven Selections

Fragrant Flower

Maintenance Notes

Shearing back plants as blooms fade can encourage increased blooming.

Uses Notes

Plant alone or in combinations in all container types and landscapes

Maintenance Category Easy

Water Category Average

Bloom Time

Flower Form Container, Landscape

pH A - pH 5.5 - 5.8

EC (2:1 Extraction Method) 0.6 - 0.9

Fertilization 150 - 200

Water Requirements Moderate to Moist

Rooting Out Temperature 65 - 72° Fahrenheit

Growing On Temperature 65 - 72° Fahrenheit

Holding Temperature 40 - 50° Fahrenheit

Planting and Timing Information

Early Spring through Fall Finish. Standard PPP.

Finishing Times [weeks]
4-5" and Quart Pot : 4-6
6" and Gallon Pot : 6-8
7-9" Pot : 8-10
10-12" and Two Gallon Pot : 12-14

Pinching and Growth Regulators

Pinching is optional. PGRs are not necessary. If PGR's are necessary a low rate of Sumagic is effective.

Pest and Disease Management

General pest and disease practices as listed in notes. Watch for white flies and thrips. Spray preventatively.

Grower Tips

Avoid severe dry down because this will cause the foliage to turn brown and leaves to drop.