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BRACHYGLOTTIS 'Sunshine'

Commonly known as (formerly Senecio) , Ragwort

Often confused with B.greyi which is rare in cultivation, this attractive grey leaved shrub forms a dense mound of around 3 feet high and 3 feet across. Sometimes used as a low hedge in coastal areas. Large yellow flowers
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BRACHYGLOTTIS 'Sunshine'

 
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  • Evergreen
    Soft, silver-grey leaves which mature to dark-green.
  • Yellow
  • Height
    1.2m (4ft)
  • Spread
    1.2m (4ft)
  • Medium shrub Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
    Produces flowerheads to 3cm (1¼in) across on felted shoots.
  • Hardy - average winter Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features
    Good to know - syn. Senecio 'Sunshine'. Dunedin hybrid. Attractive foliage for cut flower arrangements. Very suitable for coastal gardens. Can get woody. Prune straggly stems after winter, then after flowering.
  • Pests & Diseases
    none.
  • Place of origin
    garden origin. New Zealand.
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Coastal / windswept - thrives in coastal sites
  • Hardiness
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
  • Leaf margin
    Crenulate see photos above
  • Leaf shape
    Elliptic see photos above
  • Obovate
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 5
    Suitable for: Evergreen shrubs that require minimal pruning.
    Action: Trim or lightly cut back shoots that spoil symmetry. Deadhead regularly.
    When: Annually after flowering.

    RHS group 8
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
  • Spring
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  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
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Brachyglottis - Care Guide
1.2m (4ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  1.2m (4ft)
 

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