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Brachyglottis (Dunedin Group) 'Sunshine'
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brachyglottis 'Sunshine'

'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

Synonyms
Brachyglottis 'Sunshine'
Senecio 'Sunshine'
see moreSenecio greyi misapplied
Brachyglottis greyi misapplied
Brachyglottis laxifolia misapplied
Senecio laxifolius hort.

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Size
Ultimate height
1–1.5 metres
Time to ultimate height
5–10 years
Ultimate spread
1–1.5 metres
Growing conditions
Chalk
Clay
Loam
Sand
Moisture
Moist but well–drained, Well–drained
pH
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Colour & scent
StemFlowerFoliageFruit
Spring White Grey Silver
Summer White Yellow Grey Silver
Autumn White Yellow Grey Silver
Winter White Grey Silver
Position
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
Aspect

South–facing or West–facing or East–facing

Exposure
Exposed or Sheltered
Hardiness
H4
Botanical details
Family
Asteraceae
Native to the UK
No
Foliage
Evergreen
Habit
Bushy
Genus

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

Name status

Accepted

How to grow

Cultivation

Grow in well-drained soil in full sun; will tolerate some shade

Propagation

Propagate by semi-hardwood cuttings in summer

Suggested planting locations and garden types
  • Coastal
  • Cottage and informal garden
  • Gravel garden
  • City and courtyard gardens
  • Mediterranean climate plants
  • Flower borders and beds
Pruning

Pruning group 8

Pests

Generally pest free

Diseases

Generally disease free

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