Brachyglottis rotundifolia

Brachyglottis rotundifolia photographed at Inverewe Gardens, Poolewe, Scotland, UK

Brachyglottis rotundifolia (syn Senecio rotundifolius, Senecio reinoldii) is a large, evergreen shrub or small tree growing to 20 ft (6 m) in the wild, up to 10 ft (3 m) in cultivation in the UK. The rounded leaves are 2–5 in (5–12 cm) long, green above, buff beneath. The flowers are of no great beauty.

Brachyglottis rotundifolia is a common coastal shrub to the south and west of the South Island, and Stewart Island, New Zealand. It is also called muttonbird scrub. In cultivation in the UK it will withstand Atlantic gales.

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