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Products > Senecio scaposus
 
Senecio scaposus
   

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Habit and Cultural Information
Category: Succulent
Family: Asteraceae (Sunflowers)
Origin: South Africa (Africa)
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloomtime: Summer
Synonyms: [Caputia scaposa]
Height: <1 foot
Width: <1 foot
Exposure: Sun or Shade
Summer Dry: Yes
Irrigation (H2O Info): Low Water Needs
Winter Hardiness: 25-30 F
Senecio scaposus - Stemless or nearly stemless small succulent with 2-4 inch long fleshy banana-shaped bright silvery white leaves that angle upward in tufts. The showy yellow daisy flowers appear in summer. Full sun (coastal) to light shade in well-drained soil. Hardy to at least the mid 20's F. From the Eastern Cape Providence of South Africa. A great little container plant. Keep dry as possible in winter - plants growing in small pots with well-drained soil can tolerate winter rains.  The information provided on this page is based on research we have conducted about this plant in our nursery's library, from what we have found about it on reliable online sources, as well as from observations in our nursery of crops of this plant as well as of plants growing in the nursery's garden and those in other gardens. We will also incorporate comments received from others and welcome getting feedback from anyone who may have additional information, particularly if it includes cultural information that would aid others in growing  Senecio scaposus.
 
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