BRACHYGLOTTIS

Commonly known as (formerly Senecio), Shrubby ragwort

You might find that your favourite Senecio has been transposed to this unflatteringly named genus.

Brachyglottis 'Sunshine' just doesn't have the alliterative allure of Senecio 'Sunshine'. However, the improvement, the more compact 'Walberton's Silver Dormouse', when more widely known should become a favourite.

Genus of about 30 species of evergreen trees and shrubs, herbaceous perennials and climbers from New Zealand and Tasmania.

Includes several shrubby species once included in Senecio.

They thrive in areas of hot sun, poor soils and along the coast.

Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
  • Dwarf shrub
    Typically only grows to a maximum of one or two feet in height but there will be some exceptions.
  • Medium shrub
    Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Grown for attractive foliage and daisylike flowerheads. Most thrive in coastal sites.
    Resistant to honey fungus
    These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
Brachyglottis - Care Guide

Buy Varieties of BRACHYGLOTTIS

BRACHYGLOTTIS monroi

BRACHYGLOTTIS monroi

(formerly Senecio)

dense shrub with many branches and masses of yellow flowers in summer

 
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BRACHYGLOTTIS 'Sunshine'

BRACHYGLOTTIS 'Sunshine'

(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 'Walberton's Silver Dormouse'

BRACHYGLOTTIS 'Walberton's Silver Dormouse'

(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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Useful extras...

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Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser
A useful fertiliser suitable for use on a wide variety of plants. Q4 provides all the nutrients and trace elements essential for vigorous growth, abundant flowering and ripening of fruit.
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Rootgrow mycorrhizal fungi
Recommended by the RHS. Contains Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi. Suitable for all trees and shrubs (except rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers, cranberries and blueberries)
3 options from £3.00

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Rootgrow Ericoid mycorrhizal fungi
This specially adapted Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi will boost the growth of acid-loving plants like rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers and blueberries. It contains ericoid and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi, which are found in poor acidic soils where ericaceous plants naturally grow.
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All-purpose Seaweed Stimulant
All-purpose organic concentrated seaweed feed that is a ready to use, derived from sustainable harvested kelp, that can be used on all outdoor and indoor plants, except acid loving plants. Perfect used in conjunction with Rootgrow™.
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