Mount Everest Big Blue Chalksticks
Senecio ficoides 'Mount Everest' PP #22,188
|Description||Large, fleshy, flattened, blue-green, succulent leaves have a waxy glaucous coating, giving them a powdery blue-gray appearance. A formidable mounding habit comprised of upright stems with skyward-facing foliage. Carefree, very drought tolerant, and highly adaptable. Perfect for a sunny, frost-free, waterwise landscape. Great for containers.|
|Light||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Watering||Allow soil to dry between waterings.|
|Blooms||Prized for foliage.|
|Mature Size||Reaches 3 to 5 ft. tall, 1 to 2 ft wide, in landscape; can be kept at 2 ft. in containers.|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Ground Cover|
|Design Ideas||Adds a bold, sculptural element to succulent gardens and xeriscapes.|
|Companion Plants||Kangaroo Paw (Anigozanthos); Sedum (Sedum); Ice Plant (Delosperma); Creeping Phlox (Phlox); Kalanchoe (Kalanchoe); Aloe (Aloe)|
|Care||Highly adaptable, provided well-draining soil with low moisture. Water regularly during first growing season to establish root system. Once established requires occasional water in hot, dry summers, less during cool seasons; take care not to overwater. Pinch back upright stems periodically to encourage lower, bushier growth.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 10-11
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