BRACHYGLOTTIS monroi

Commonly known as (formerly Senecio)

Dense shrub with many branches and masses of yellow flowers in summer
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BRACHYGLOTTIS monroi

 
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  • 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
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Winter
  • 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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