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Mount Everest Big Blue Chalksticks

Senecio ficoides 'Mount Everest' PP #22,188

Pronunciation: sen-NEESH-shee-oh fy-KOY-deez
SKU #43132
10-11

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OVERVIEW
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.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Waterwise
Growth Rate Moderate
Patent Act Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Container, Ground Cover
Design Ideas Adds a bold, sculptural element to succulent gardens and xeriscapes.
Foliage Color Silver-blue
Companion Plants Kangaroo Paw (Anigozanthos); Sedum (Sedum); Ice Plant (Delosperma); Creeping Phlox (Phlox); Kalanchoe (Kalanchoe); Aloe (Aloe)
CARE
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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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.