Dusty daisy bush; Olearia phlogopappa

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Australian daisies - information

The daisy family is extremely diverse with about 20,000 species worldwide. In Australia there are almost 1,000 indigenous species but most are unknown in cultivation.

  • Background - characteristics of daisies.
  • Propagation - general methods for propagation from seed, cuttings and suckers.
  • Propagation - evaluation of seed germination requirements.
  • Cultivation - growing Australian daisies successfully in a range of climates.
  • Plant Profiles - information on selected species and cultivars, including photographs.
  • Further Information - books, journals and online resources.