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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 - trees, shrubs, herbaceous perennials and climbers including some shrubby species formerly included in Senecio.
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - grown for attractive foliage and daisylike flowerheads. Most thrive in coastal sites.
  • Pests & Diseases - none.
  • Place of origin - New Zealand, Tasmania.
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Soil Conditions - Alkaline / Chalk loving -
  • Fertile well drained soil
Brachyglottis - Care Guide

Buy Varieties of BRACHYGLOTTIS

BRACHYGLOTTIS monroi

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Commonly known as: (formerly Senecio).
Dense shrub with many branches and masses of yellow flowers in summer
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individually £12.50 each, 3+ £10.00 each
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Available late spring to early summer 2021 - Spring according to the Met Office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore late spring is mid-April onwards. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.

BRACHYGLOTTIS 'Sunshine'   AWARD

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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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individually £12.50 each, 3+ £10.00 each
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BRACHYGLOTTIS 'Walberton's Silver Dormouse'   AWARD

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Commonly known as: (formerly Senecio).
Intensely silver-grey felted leaves. Bright yellow daisy flowers in summer to autumn. Compact and excellent for coastal planting
Multibuy
individually £12.50 each, 3+ £10.00 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

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