Two to six feet.
Flowers yellow and orange, June to October.
The Senecios are related to the Jacobæas
and the Groundsels. They are hardy, and should
be given plenty of space in the herbaceous border;
they prefer a sound strong loam.
Plant any time
between October and March.
The best kinds are:
Senecio doronicum. Two feet; daisy-shaped flowers,
orange yellow in June and July.
Senecio macrophyllus. Large leaves; the plant reaches
a height of five feet; flowers bright yellow,
from July to September.
Senecio pulcher. Eighteen inches; bright purple-pink
flowers with gold centre, till autumn.
(Note that the Jacobæa is called Senecio