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Blue Finger

Senecio talinoides var. mandraliscae

Pronunciation: sen-NEESH-shee-oh
SKU #06868
10-11

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OVERVIEW
Description A striking blue-gray succulent from South Africa. Pencil-like, slightly curved leaves point upward and form a dense mat. Creates a very attractive groundcover or textural element in mixed succulent containers. Small white flowers appear in summer. Easy care and drought tolerant but will tolerate regular irrigation. A frost-tender evergreen.
Light Full sun
Watering Allow soil to dry between waterings.
Blooms Summer
Mature Size Moderate growing; reaches 2 ft. tall, spreading 2 to 3 ft. wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Waterwise
Growth Rate Moderate
Flower Attributes Repeat Flowering
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Container, Ground Cover
Design Ideas A great groundcover in low water landscapes. Blue gray foliage provides striking color contrast in the garden, and is especially attractive planted in landscapes with deep green or red tinged foliage.
Flower Color White
Foliage Color Silver-blue
Companion Plants Ice Plant (Delosperma); Aloe (Aloe); Blue Fescue (Festuca); Kalanchoe (Kalanchoe); Sedum (Sedum)
CARE
Care Highly adaptable, provided well-draining soil with low moisture. Water regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system, taking care not to overwater. Once established, water occasionally during warm months. Avoid excess winter moisture. Requires minimal care. Prune lightly in early spring to rejuvenate.

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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.