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Brachyglottis bidwillii (Senecio bidwillii)

Beginner
skill rating
2 hours care
per year
1m
Max height
1.2m
Max spread
5-10 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Brachyglottis bidwillii

Other names

Senecio bidwillii

Genus

Brachyglottis Brachyglottis

Species

B. bidwillii - B. bidwillii is a slow-growing, compact, evergreen shrub with oval, leathery, dark-green leaves with white felt underneath. The small, white flowerheads appear in summer.


Brachyglottis bidwillii is: Evergreen

Habit

Bushy, Rounded, Small

Flower

White in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

General care

Propagation methods

Semi-hardwood cuttings


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Where to grow

Brachyglottis bidwillii (Senecio bidwillii) will reach a height of 1m and a spread of 1.2m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

City, Coastal, Drought Tolerant, Beds and borders, Low Maintenance, Resistant to pollution, Wallside and trellises, Waterside

Cultivation

Plant in well-drained soil in sun.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

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Botanical name

Brachyglottis bidwillii

Other names

Senecio bidwillii

Genus

Brachyglottis Brachyglottis

Species

B. bidwillii - B. bidwillii is a slow-growing, compact, evergreen shrub with oval, leathery, dark-green leaves with white felt underneath. The small, white flowerheads appear in summer.

Native to

New Zealand

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Bushy, Rounded, Small


Colour

Flower

White in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons

General care

Propagation methods

Semi-hardwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Brachyglottis bidwillii (Senecio bidwillii) will reach a height of 1m and a spread of 1.2m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

City, Coastal, Drought Tolerant, Beds and borders, Low Maintenance, Resistant to pollution, Wallside and trellises, Waterside

Cultivation

Plant in well-drained soil in sun.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 10, Zone 9, Zone 8

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