Senecio

Senecio ficoides

Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Senecio (sen-ek-ee-o ) (Info)
Species: ficoides (fy-KOY-deez) (Info)

Category:

Groundcovers

Cactus and Succulents

Water Requirements:

Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Evergreen

Foliage Color:

Bronze

Blue-Green

Height:

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:

12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

15-18 in. (38-45 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)

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Danger:

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Bloom Color:

Pale Yellow

Bloom Characteristics:

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Bloom Size:

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Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Other details:

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Soil pH requirements:

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Patent Information:

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Propagation Methods:

From leaf cuttings

From herbaceous stem cuttings

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

This plant is said to grow outdoors in the following regions:

Castro Valley, California

Houston, Texas

Gardeners' Notes:

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RatingContent
Positive

On Jul 2, 2012, puppe from caracas,
Venezuela wrote:

hello
just wanted 2 ask if this plant has a menthol-lemonish odor, and then i will tell u
tx
nice day

Positive

On May 31, 2004, palmbob from Acton, CA (Zone 8b) wrote:

Another of the blue-green fusiform-leaved Senecios that make interesting groundcover (iceplant, basically) for xeriscaping. Hard to tell these all apart, but this one is more gray than blue-green.

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