Serpents Blue Chalk Fingers
Senecio vitalis 'Serpents'
|Description||Densely packed, blue-green, narrow, succulent leaves grow in a symmetrical fashion from sprawling fleshy stems. Striking texture and color, perfect for massing in a sunny, low-water garden or succulent planting. Carefree, drought tolerant, and highly adaptable. A frost-tender evergreen.|
|Light||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Watering||Allow soil to dry between waterings.|
|Blooms||Insignificant; prized for foliage.|
|Mature Size||Quickly reaches 18 in. tall, spreading 24 to 36 in. wide.|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container|
|Design Ideas||Plant in groupings with other succulents to create a tapestry of many hues. Perfect ground cover under palms, or tucked into pots with plants of contrasting color and texture.|
|Companion Plants||Sedum (Sedum); Aeonium (Aeonium); Kalanchoe (Kalanchoe); Creeping Phlox (Phlox); Hens & Chicks (Sempervivum)|
|Care||Highly adaptable, provided loose, 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 season. Avoid excess winter moisture. Requires minimal care.|
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.