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BRACHYGLOTTIS 'Walberton's Silver Dormouse'

Commonly known as (formerly Senecio)

Intensely silver-grey felted leaves. Bright yellow daisy flowers in summer to autumn. Compact and excellent for coastal planting
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Available from July 2020 -
individually £12.50 each, 3+ £10.00 each

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  • Evergreen - ovate leaves to 1.5cm (½in) long, white beneath
  • Yellow
  • Height - 90cm (36in)
  • Spread - 1.2m (4ft)
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - compact, bushy shrub producing a profusion of daisy-like flowers with conspicuous ray florets
  • 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) - borderline
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - wildlife plant. Attractive to butterflies, bees and other insects.
  • Pests & Diseases - none
  • Place of origin - New Zealand, Tasmania. Garden origin. David Tristan, Walberton Nursery, West Sussex
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Flower Shape - Panicles - - loose panicles to 12cm (4¾in) long of many flowers to 3cm (1¼in) across
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Coastal / windswept - - thrives in coastal sites
  • Patio / pot plants
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Leaf Colour (if not green) - Silver -
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
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  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - - moderately fertile
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
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90cm (36in)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  1.2m (4ft)
 

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