Senecio Sunshine – Buy shrubs


Golden flowers in the summer and autumn over silvery-grey, felty leaves.

Grown in 11 cm pots:

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Senecio Sunshine description:

Bright yellow flowers in the summer and the autumn.

The leaves are grey and felty and are evergreen.

Good for the middle of a border.

A pollinator friendly plant including bees.
Can tolerate a coastal aspect with a certain amount of salt laden air.

Common name: Sunshine Ragwort.

Also known as: Brachyglottis Sunshine and Brachyglottis greyi and Brachyglottis laxifolia and Senecio greyi and Senecio laxifolius hort.

Senecio Sunshine
Senecio Sunshine

The best position in the garden:

Sun or semi shade.

Sun or semi shade

Is it useful as a ground cover plant?

Shrubs do cover the ground, but they are not a ‘ground cover plant’ because they add height and structure to a garden.

What type of soil:

Well drained soil, also tolerates chalky soil and acidic soil.

How much moisture:

Normal moisture.

Hardiness and, or, lifespan:

Hardy, but needs a protected spot to prevent the leaves getting ‘burnt’ in a severe winter.

Care and maintenance:

When newly planted always keep it watered until the roots have grown down and it is able to find its own moisture.
Prune lightly after flowering.

Size of plant:

Height 100 to 150 cm.
Spread 100 to 150 cm.

Additional information

Weight 2.1 kg


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