Brachyglottis ‘Sunshine’

Scientific name: Brachyglottis ‘Sunshine’


Common names: “Senecio”

Plant Type: Evergreen shrub


Zone: 9-10

Light: Full sun best – light shade

Exposure: Exposed, handles salt spray

Soil: Less fertility is best

Moisture: Well drained – dry – drought tolerant


Plant Size: H 3-4′ W 4′

Leaf and Stem shape: Greyish, ovate leaves, white-felted beneath like the flowers stalks

Flower: Bright yellow flowers in loose clusters

Pruning: Prune leggy growth or cut low into old wood in spring to rejuvenate

Maintenance: Annual trim to maintain compact bushiness

Landscape use: Seaside, city and courtyard, gravel garden

Propagate: By cuttings

Pests & Disease: None in Victoria

*Deer resistant

Comments: Most reliable cultivar ~AGM winner, New Zealand native


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