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6th January 2021. In line with the current government lockdown rules, Burncoose Nurseries is closed to visitors. However at present we are able to offer click and collect to local customers. This will be weekdays only, not weekends. Mail order is continuing as normal. However please allow extra time for the couriers to deliver, once despatched from us. Sorry to say that some depots are experiencing high volumes of traffic, also staff shortages.

BRACHYGLOTTIS monroi

Commonly known as (formerly Senecio)

Dense shrub with many branches and masses of yellow flowers in summer
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Available Early Spring 2021 - Should be available March/April onwards depending on growing conditions.
individually £12.50 each, 3+ £10.00 each

Delivery Information Available Early Spring 2021
  • Evergreen - obovate-oblong, leathery, olive green leaves to 4cm (1½in) long, tightly crisped at the margins, white beneath.
  • Yellow
  • Height - 1m (39in)
  • Spread - 2m (6½ft)
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - produces flower heads 2cm (¾in) across with conspicuous ray-florets in terminal corymbs
  • 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 - - wildlife plant - insects
  • Pests & Diseases - none
  • Place of origin - New Zealand (South Island)
  • 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 - Crenate - see photos above
  • Leaf shape - Oblong - 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 -
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  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil -
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
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Brachyglottis - Care Guide
1m (39in)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  2m (6½ft)
 

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