Scientific Name: Brachyglottis (incl. hybrids)
Common Name: ragwort, daisy bush
Family Name: Asteraceae
Origin: Australia / New Zealand, Garden origin
Hardiness Zone: Zone 8a: (-12 to -9.5 °C)
Plant Type: Broadleaf evergreen
Mature Size: 0.7 - 1.3m x 1.0 - 1.5m (height x width)
Habit: Dense
Form: Oval - horizontal
Texture: Medium
Landscape Uses: Summer interest, Winter interest
Exposure: Full sun
Soil or Media:
Leaves: Simple, Alternate, Leathery, Pinnate venation, Pubescent, Elliptic, Ovate, Crenate, Undulate (wavy)
Flowers: Head (capitulum), Yellow, Jun-Jul
Fruit: Cypsela (achene + calyx), Brown, Aug-Sep
Key ID Features:
Rounded evergreen shrub to 1m; leaves glaucus, hairy, mostly ovate; flowers heads bright yellow May - September.