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Serpents Blue Chalk Fingers

Senecio vitalis 'Serpents'

Pronunciation: sen-NEESH-shee-oh
SKU #07791
10-11

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OVERVIEW
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.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Easy Care, Waterwise, Fast Growing
Growth Rate Fast
STYLE
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.
Foliage Color Blue-green
Companion Plants Sedum (Sedum); Aeonium (Aeonium); Kalanchoe (Kalanchoe); Creeping Phlox (Phlox); Hens & Chicks (Sempervivum)
CARE
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.

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in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.

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.