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Canary Creeper
Senecio tamoides

Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Senecio (sen-ek-ee-o ) (Info)
Species: tamoides (ta-MOY-deez) (Info)

Category:

Perennials

Vines and Climbers

Height:

20-30 ft. (6-9 m)

30-40 ft. (9-12 m)

Spacing:

15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

Hardiness:

Unknown - Tell us

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Light Shade

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Bright Yellow

Bloom Time:

Late Winter/Early Spring

Mid Spring

Mid Winter

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Shiny/Glossy-Textured

Other details:

May be a noxious weed or invasive

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Flowers are fragrant

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

From semi-hardwood cuttings

From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

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Gardeners' Notes:

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neutral
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RatingContent
Neutral

On Jan 6, 2003, Greenish wrote:

Semi succulent kind of vine, beautiful glossy foliage. Sends runners, might be invasive.