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AGM plants have been through a rigorous trial and assessment programme. They are:
This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
It is included in an evolving list of plants carefully researched and chosen by RHS experts. Divided into 3 groups these lists, linked below, are maintained by a team of RHS staff and are reviewed annually.
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Other common names
Brachyglottis greyi misapplied Brachyglottis laxifolia misapplied
Brachyglottis 'Sunshine' Senecio greyi misapplied Senecio laxifolius hort. Senecio 'Sunshine'
Brachyglottis can be evergreen shrubs, climbers or herbaceous perennials, with simple leaves often white or buff-felted beneath, and clusters of daisy-like flower-heads in summer and autumn
'Sunshine' is a small, spreading evergreen shrub with greyish, ovate leaves to 8cm in length, white-felted beneath like the flowers stalks. Bright yellow flowers 2.5cm in width, in loose clusters
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or West-facing or East-facing
Exposure Sheltered or Exposed
MoistureWell-drained, Moist but well-drained
SoilSand, Clay, Chalk, Loam
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Grow in well-drained soil in full sun; will tolerate some shade
Propagate by semi-hardwood cuttings in summer
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds
City & Courtyard Gardens Coastal Cottage & Informal Garden Gravel Garden Mediterranean Climate Plants
Pruning Pruning group 8
Pests Generally pest free
Generally disease free
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