How to grow Senecio serpens

Senecio serpens growing herbaceous succulent of the genus Senecio also known as Blue Chalksticks, Senecio serpens perennial evergreen plant, used as ornamental drought tolerant plant, can grow in subtropical, mediterranean, desert or temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 9-12a.

Leaves color green to gray in linear shape and leaves are fleshy.

Senecio serpens flower

Flower color yellow in cone shape, flowers grow in clusters on the top of the stems.

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How to grow Senecio serpens growing and care:

Well-drained soil

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction

Is it necessary to use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Planting season:
Spring / Summer / Autumn

Pests and diseases:
Slugs, snails

Pruning season:

How to prune:
Just for design

Size of the plant:
20-60 cm, 8-24 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing / Slow growing

Water requirement:
Small amount of water / Average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade

Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season?
Summer / Autumn

General information about the flower:
Yellow flowers in cone shape, flowers grow in clusters on the top of the stems

Scientific name:

Senecio serpens

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