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Blue Finger

Senecio talinoides var. mandraliscae

Item 068681

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USDA Zone:
10-11
Your zone may be too cold for this plant:
6
  • Light Needs
    Full sun
  • Watering Needs
    Once established, needs only occasional watering.
Description:

A striking blue gray succulent from South Africa. Pencil-like, slightly curved leaves point upward and form a dense mat, making an attractive groundcover where a blue gray effect is desired. Small white flowers appear in summer. Easy care and drought tolerant but will tolerate regular irrigation. Attractive in containers.

Landscape :: Credit: Doreen Wynja Close-up :: Credit: Doreen Wynja Medium shot :: Credit: Doreen Wynja

Price: $24.95

Price: $19.95

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Average Landscape Size
Forms a carpet of foliage to 2 ft. tall, 2 to 3 ft. wide.
Flowering Season
Landscape Use
Botanical Name: Senecio talinoides var. mandraliscae
Deciduous/ Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Moderate
Special Feature: Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Waterwise, Year-round Interest
Foliage Color: Silver-blue
Flower Attribute: Repeat Flowering
Bloom Time: Summer
Flower Color: White
Garden Style: Mediterranean ,   Contemporary
Design Ideas: A great groundcover in low water landscapes. Blue gray foilage provides striking color contrast in the garden, and is especially attractive planted in landscapes with deep green or red tinged foilage.

Provide well-drained soil. Water regularly during the first growing season. Watering can be reduced once established. Requires minimal care. Prune lightly in early spring to rejuvenate. Stem cuttings will easily root when planted in the ground or in pots.

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