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Brachyglottis (Brachyglottis compacta (Senecio))

This started off in the next-door garden, but grew through the fence (and under it) into mine! Bees love it.



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great photo

19 Jun, 2009

 

The names on this never stop changing (see the ads. on the right), I think at the moment it i Brachyglottis 'Dunedin Hybrids' but maybe you know better!!

19 Jun, 2009

 

It's one of those plants from my childhood, we used to rub the 'wool' off the leaves. Ah! memories!

19 Jun, 2009

 

To be honest, it drives me scatty- it is up against the fence and grows out over my plants, so every spring I chop armfuls of branches off, I just leave the top ones for the flowers! I still call it 'Senecio' and had to think hard to come up with 'Brachyglottis'!!

20 Jun, 2009

 

Some people chop it right back, Spritz, and skip the flowers altogether. But is it one of those: 'do you or don't you' situations.

24 Jun, 2009

 

As it's in my purple/gold/white border, it can have some flowers with pleasure! THEN it's for the chop.

25 Jun, 2009

 

Ah, compromise.

25 Jun, 2009

 

:-)

28 Jun, 2009



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