Senecio Crassissimus. Vertical Leaf Senecio.
The Senecio Crassissimus is a very beautiful and structural evergreen succulent shrub. Thick upright fleshy greyish-green to purple coloured stems hold flattened glaucous obovate(propeller shape) leaves with vivid purple margins. During mid Summer to Winter tall stalks rise from the stem tips holding loose clusters of yellow daisy-like flowers.
Easy to grow it makes a very unique and pretty houseplant in the UK given plenty of light. They can stand outside through summer but best kept frost free.
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SENECIO CRASSISSIMUS. Vertical Leaf Senecio.
Latin Name: Senecio Crassissimus.
Common Name: Vertical Leaf Senecio. Lavender Steps. Propeller Plant. Vertical Leaf.
Native to: Madsgascar.
Hardiness: Frost tender. Better kept frost free. Can be put out through Summer but brought in through Winter
Growth: Evergreen succulent shrub. Flattened obovate(propeller) shaped glaucous coloured leaves with vivid purple margins grow from greyish-green to purple stems. Yellow daisy-like inflorescences grow from a tall branched stem coming from the stem tips mid Summer to Winter. Ideal houseplant. Easy to care for. Can survive neglect.
Sunlight: Bright light with some direct sun.
Soil: Well drained.
Moisture: Water regularly through the growing season. Allow to dry between waterings. Sparingly in winter, only when the leaves start to shrivel. Do not let sit in water. Do not mist.
Feeding: Feed annually but lightly during growing season with a balanced liquid feed.
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