Daisies in Cottage Gardens

Chrysocephalum semipapposum (Clustered Everlasting)

Chrysocephalum semipapposum (Clustered Everlasting)

A cottage garden is the ideal garden for many of the Australian native daisies. Chrysocephalum semipapposum (Clustered Everlasting) was growing in Canberra Botanic Gardens in a wild bush gardens which could have been turned into a cottage garden with its random planting arrangements.

The photo shows the ‘natural’ looking effect that can be achieved by planting several plants of a species in an irregular grouping, with other plants of different form, leaf and flower colour, and height.

 

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