Serpents Blue Chalk Fingers

Senecio vitalis 'Serpents'

SKU
07791
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.
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10-11

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Full sun, Partial sun

Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical Pronunciationsen-NEESH-shee-oh
Average Size at MaturityQuickly reaches 18 in. tall, spreading 24 to 36 in. wide.
Bloom TimeInsignificant; prized for foliage.
Design IdeasPlant 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.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Foliage ColorBlue-green
Garden StyleMediterranean, Rustic
Growth HabitSpreading
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Green Roof, Green Wall, Mass Planting, Rock Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Special FeatureEasy Care, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Year-round Interest, Fast Growing
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsSedum (Sedum); Aeonium (Aeonium); Kalanchoe (Kalanchoe); Creeping Phlox (Phlox); Hens & Chicks (Sempervivum)

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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