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Products > Senecio talinoides 'Jolly Gray'
 
Senecio talinoides 'Jolly Gray' - Hybrid Kleinia
   

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Habit and Cultural Information
Category: Succulent
Family: Asteraceae (Sunflowers)
Origin: South Africa (Africa)
Evergreen: Yes
Flower Color: White
Bloomtime: Summer
Synonyms: [S. talinoides mandraliscae x ficoides]
Height: 1-2 feet
Width: 2-3 feet
Exposure: Full Sun
Summer Dry: Yes
Irrigation (H2O Info): Low Water Needs
Winter Hardiness: 20-25 F
May be Poisonous  (More Info): Yes
Senecio 'Jolly Gray' (Hybrid Kleinia) - Spreading succulent from South Africa that grows to 12 to 18 inches tall with narrow 4 to 6 inch long blue gray fleshy leaves that can have branched leaf tips. It produces small rayless dull white flowers in mid-summer and forms a dense mat with leaves angled upward from the ground. Similar to Senecio mandraliscae but with finer texture. Drought tolerant but tolerates regular irrigation. Plant in full sun to light shade. Hardy to 10-15 F. A great groundcover. This plant is a John Bleck hybrid between Senecio talinoides ssp. mandraliscae and Senecio ficoides. We named it 'Jolly Gray' to correspond with another John Bleck hybrid, Aeonium 'Jolly Green'.  The information on this page is based on research conducted about this plant in the San Marcos Growers library, from online sources, and from observations made of the crops growing in our nursery, plants in the nursery's garden and those in other gardens where we may have observed it. We also have incorporated comments received from others and welcome getting feedback from those who may have additional information, particularly if this information includes cultural information that would aid others in growing Senecio talinoides 'Jolly Gray'.
 
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