Senecio talinoides var. mandraliscaeItem #6868 USDA Hardiness Zone: 10 - 11
A striking blue gray succulent from South Africa. Pencil-like, slightly curved leaves point upward and form a dense mat, making an attractive groundcover where a blue gray effect is desired. Small white flowers appear in summer. Easy care and drought tolerant but will tolerate regular irrigation. Attractive in containers.
- DetailBotanical Pronunciation:sen-NEESH-shee-ohDeciduous/evergreen:EvergreenSunset climate zones:10Growth rate:ModerateAverage landscape size:Forms a carpet of foliage to 2 ft. tall, 2 to 3 ft. wide.Foliage color:Silver-blueBlooms:SummerFlower color:WhiteFlower attributesRepeat FloweringDesign IdeasA great groundcover in low water landscapes. Blue gray foilage provides striking color contrast in the garden, and is especially attractive planted in landscapes with deep green or red tinged foilage.Companion PlantsIce Plant (Delosperma); Aloe (Aloe); Blue Fescue (Festuca); Kalanchoe (Kalanchoe); Sedum (Sedum)
- CareCare InformationProvide well-drained soil. Water regularly during the first growing season. Watering can be reduced once established. Requires minimal care. Prune lightly in early spring to rejuvenate. Stem cuttings will easily root when planted in the ground or in pots.Light Needs:Full sunWatering Needs:Once established, needs only occasional watering.