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Senecio herreianus

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Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Senecio (sen-ek-ee-o ) (Info)
Species: herreianus (her-ray-ee-AY-nus) (Info)

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Category:
Groundcovers
Cactus and Succulents

Height:
under 6 in. (15 cm)

Spacing:
Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

Sun Exposure:
Light Shade

Danger:
All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Mid Fall
Late Fall/Early Winter
Mid Winter

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Evergreen
Variegated
Blue-Green
Smooth-Textured

Other details:
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
From herbaceous stem cuttings

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

2 positives
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive vlmastra On Dec 29, 2010, vlmastra from Akron, OH wrote:

Similar to the more common Senecio rowleyanus, which has the same common names. The leaves are larger, less globular, more elongate (shaped like a spindle), and more glaucous. The stems are thicker, stiffer, and somewhat more erect. Young, short plants are erect, but they will be pendant or scandent with time. I think it has the slit-shaped transparent leaf windows of S. rowleyanus, but they are much less obvious. The flowers are very similar.

I've found this to be difficult to kill. It is more drought-tolerant than S. rowleyanus, but it needs higher light and is far more prone to etiolation. Even in my somewhat obstructed south window it looks very stretched. It still grows profusely. Outside in the summer, it grows normally and the leaves attain a lovely blue-violet hue. So, recommended as a houseplant with the caveat that it needs a good deal of light if you want to see the normal leaf shape and any flowers. Large specimens should be grown in hanging baskets or allowed to cascade down the front of the pot.

Positive AnalogDog On Aug 27, 2008, AnalogDog from Mountlake Terrace, WA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A most pleasant little succulent vine to keep. Blooms quite nicely in part sun.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Akron, Ohio



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