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Help with identifying shrub

Wiltshire, United Kingdom Gb

Can anyone help with identifying this shrub in my garden. In summer it has yellow flowers, almost like large daisies. The underside of the leaf is almost a downy texture. I have also uploaded a couple of other pictures. Thank you in advance, Paul




Hi Paulie.
I have four of these throughout my garden (three from cuttings). They're called Senecio. Cant' tell you which variety but they're good evergreen shrubs growing to about 4' - 5'. They prefer a sunny location and you need to cut it into shape every now and then because they can get quite leggy. Lovely flowers.

17 Feb, 2009


Hi - it's now known as Brachyglottis compacta 'Sunshine' or it might be Brachyglottis greyi - more info here (


17 Feb, 2009


Thanks to everyone for their comments. I like the fact it seems to be 'Sunshine'.

17 Feb, 2009

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