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1634 Racine1634 Racine Posts: 548
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  • Paul B3Paul B3 Posts: 2,910
    One of the Brachyglottis sp. or hybrids .
  • LoxleyLoxley Posts: 2,978
    Brachyglottis 'Sunshine ' 
  • BorderlineBorderline Posts: 4,201
    It looks like Brachyglottis Greyi to me.
  • 1634 Racine1634 Racine Posts: 548
    I had never seen a shrub with these kind of daisy like flowers.  Very interesting to see that it is fully hardy in the UK.  This example was from Perth, Scotland
  • Hostafan1Hostafan1 Posts: 26,256
    I was brought up in Greenock and it was much planted around there. Very tolerant of salt spray .
    Devon.
  • FairygirlFairygirl west central ScotlandPosts: 35,383
    It's common here too.
    I loathe it  :D
    It's a place where beautiful isn't enough of a word....


  • Hostafan1Hostafan1 Posts: 26,256
    Fairygirl said:
    It's common here too.
    I loathe it  :D
    I didn't like to say......
    Devon.
  • LoxleyLoxley Posts: 2,978
    edited June 2020
    One of those shrubs under the category 'useful'. Something about the flowers and the grey leaves together seems a bit vulgar, or is it just that it's so commonly planted in neglected public plantings? I used a lot of it on a play ground scheme my company did, because it is bomb proof.
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