Senecio Mandraliscae

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Blue Chalk Stick (Senecio Serpens)

Family

Asteraceae

Origin

Europe

 

Description  

is a spreading succulent up to 18 inches (45 cm) tall, with 3 to 4 inch long blue gray pencil-like fleshy leaves. It forms a dense mat with leaves angled upward from the ground. Flowers are small rayless dull white and bloom in summer.

Environment

Bright light with direct sunlight & well-drained sandy soil. Drought Tolerant.

Water thoroughly, then allow to dry out slightly between watering. This plant will not tolerate soggy soil. Cut back on water in winter, watering just enough to prevent the soil from drying out. Feed once a month spring through fall with a balanced liquid fertilizer diluted by half.

Landscape Use 

Use as a ground-cover, in pots, as a border and to add contrast.

Danger

All parts of plant are poisonous, if ingested


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