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Senecio serpens
Common Name: Blue Chalksticks Family: Asteraceae (The Aster Family)

Senecio serpens is a spreading succulent with long, blue gray, pencil-like, fleshy leaves and small white flowers. It forms a dense mat with leaves angled upward from the ground. With its blue leaves it makes a smashing companion for other succulents in mixed containers.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Europe and Africa - Southern Africa and Madagascar

ClassEvergreen Primary Bloom ColourWhite/Cream
TypePerennial Secondary Bloom Colour
Height8-12" Bloom TimeSummer - Fall
Spread12-24" FragranceNo
Light ExposureLoves Sun Sun Part Sun Foliage ColourBluish Green
Soil MoistureDry Drought Tolerant Stem ColourWhite
Hardiness9-11 BerriesNo
BC NativeNo

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