Senecio Vitalis Blue is a spreading evergreen succulent from south africa with 3-5 in(7-12cm),blue-green finger like fleshy leaves and small creamy flowers in summer.
||Senecio vitalis Blue - Succulent Plant
||3 inch (8 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)
Tolerates light shade, but best performance is in full sun. Established plants have good drought tolerance. Performs poorly in heavy clay soils. Wet, poorly-drained soils in winter are usually fatal. If desired, prune plants after bloom to encourage dense foliage growth.
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
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|Maximum Reachable Height
||3.00 to 6.00 feet
||easy to grow
Planting and careplant care is not difficult but does require vigilance. The vines need to be trained early when they are young. You may use plant ties or just weave them through trellis sections. Fertilize the plant in spring just before new growth appea Pinch off the tips of the vines in the second year to promote branching which will fill the trellis with bushy growth.
Senecio vitalis Blue care
The deep planting encourages the developing stem to send out roots to help stabilize the plant and perhaps eliminate the need for staking. Also, deep planting keeps Bangada bulbs cool when temperatures soar. Enrich the soil with leaf mold or well-rotted organic matter to encourage good drainage.
||Dry to medium
||30 to 40F
||Apply any organic fertilizer
Senecio vitalis Blue special feature
Where winter hardy, grow in herb gardens, borders or foundations. Ornamental specimen or low hedge. Container plants are attractive additions to patios, decks and other sunny areas around the home.
Senecio vitalis Blue uses
- The plant is used for ornamental purpose