Brachyscome – Blue Zephyr™
Shearing back plants as blooms fade can encourage increased blooming.
Plant alone or in combinations in all container types and landscapes
Maintenance Category Easy
Water Category Average
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.
Avoid severe dry down because this will cause the foliage to turn brown and leaves to drop.