Senecio
Senecio scaposus

Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Senecio (sen-ek-ee-o ) (Info)
Species: scaposus (ska-POH-sus) (Info)

Category:

Cactus and Succulents

Foliage Color:

Silver/Gray

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Height:

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Hardiness:

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)

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Pale Yellow

White/Near White

Silver/Gray

Bloom Time:

Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Evergreen

Succulent

Rubbery-Textured

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

From woody stem cuttings

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

Brea, California

San Diego, California

Bonita Springs, Florida

North Augusta, South Carolina

Richmond, Texas

Sugar Land, Texas

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Gardeners' Notes:

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RatingContent
Positive

On Feb 4, 2007, vossner from Richmond, TX (Zone 9a) wrote:

mine is potted, full sun. When it gets get leggy, I trim it really short to regain bushy appearance.

Neutral

On Mar 22, 2004, palmbob from Acton, CA (Zone 8b) wrote:

Attractive silver-green succulent plant that looks sort of like an ice plant but on small, woody stems. Leaves are finger-shaped and have a silver coating that can actually be pealed off revealing the green, succulent leaf below.