This genus includes over 1,300 species, very few of garden value.greyii (laxifolius) is an attractive, slightly tender evergreen shrub. It grows to about 4 ft. with an almost equal spread. The grey, downy are balanced by golden-yellow daisy-like in late summer. Increase by of well-ripened shoots in early autumn. Senecio elegans (Jacobaea erecta) is a little-grown hardy to about 20 in. with feathery leaves and compact heads of red, pink, purple, mauve or white which are excellent for . These may be either single or double. Sutton’s Bright is a good variety which branches very freely.