Plant Profile: Senecio petasites

You would never believe that this plant is related to the well-known Blue Chalk Sticks. Velvet Groundsel has large lobed leaves covered in a soft-velvet pubescence. Growing to over 2m, it can provide an excellent mounded backdrop, which also produces bright yellow clusters of aster-like florets.

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Use in combination with grasses like Miscanthus to create bold textual changes.

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