Brachysome Surdaisy Pink

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SURDAISY® Pink

Brachyscome hybrid

Continuous Flower Power!

This delight from Down Under has been praised for its durability and floral display. Native to Australia, brachyscomes are commonly known as Swan River daisies. Surdaisy produces hundreds of flowers for continuous color March through October. Durable plants withstand cold, rain and sun. Surdaisy varieties were bred for excellent branching. Pink has the largest flowers and darkest foliage. Yellow is unique and has an airy, upright meadow look. White and Mauve make excellent groundcovers. The varieties work great in combinations and as a mono-crop

Height: 4 to 8-inches
10 to 20-centimeters
Spread: 6 to 12-inches
15 to 30-centimeters
Seasons: Autumn, Early Spring, Spring, Summer
Colors: Mauve
Vigor: Moderate
Earliness: Early
Usage: Container Gardens, Gardens, Landscapes
 
GROWER CULTURE:
 
General:
 
Media: Well-drained peat/perlite mix
pH: 6.0 to 6.5
Fertilization: Medium | 200 ppm
Light: Moderate
Water: Moderate to Moist
 
Propagation:
 
Rooting Temp: 35°F to 90°F | 2°C to 32°C
Rooting Hormone: No
Pinch Before
Transplant:
Yes
Average Prop Time: 1 to 10-weeks
 
Finishing:
 
Growing Temp Day: 65°F to 75°F | 18°C to 24°C
Growing Temp Night: 55°F to 60°F | 13°C to 16°C
Pinching: 4-inch pots - one pinch 6-inch pots - one pinch. 10-inch baskets - two pinches Less pinching is required when plants are grown cool.
PGR: While no growth regulator is needed for Surdaisy plants, it does help prevent stretching.
Pests: Thrips, whiteflies, aphids, and mites.
Diseases: Use a broad-spectrum fungicidal drench after planting.
 
Crop Timing from Rooted Liners:
 
4-inch: 4 to 6-weeks with 1 ppp
6-inch: 6 to 8-weeks with 2 ppp
Deco Container: 8 to 10-weeks with 5 ppp
 
Other Varieties in the Series:
[ White ] [ Yellow ] [ Mauve ]