Brachyglottis (Dunedin Group) 'Sunshine'
- Position: full sun
- Soil: well-drained soil
- Rate of growth: average to fast-growing
- Flowering period: June and July
- Hardiness: fully hardy
- Garden care: Cut back lightly after flowering to maintain a complact, bushy habit.
A tough little evergreen shrub with oval, hairy, grey leaves and cheerful, bright yellow, daisy-like flowers in June and July. It's drought tolerant and forms a natural mound. Try it with other silver-leaved plants or as part of a Mediterranean scheme or as a groundcover for a sunny, well-drained site. It's particularly suitable for coastal gardens as it stands up well to strong winds and salt-laden air.
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