Brachyglottis monroi

Brachyglottis monroi photographed at a Hebe Society member’s garden, Cheshire, UK

Brachyglottis monroi (syn Senecio monroi) is a bushy, spreading, evergreen shrub, which grows to 24–48 in (60–120 cm) high. The spear-shaped leaves, 1–2 in (2.5–5 cm) long, are light green above, white below, with toothed edges. The flowers are yellow; summer. It is fairly hardy in the UK.

Brachyglottis monroi is found in scrubland and rocky places in subalpine to alpine areas, from Marlborough to north Canterbury, South Island, New Zealand. It is related to Brachyglottis compacta.

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