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Senecio rowleyanus

String of beads

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  • Senecio rowleyanus | Copyright Greenplantswap 2017
  • Senecio rowleyanus | Copyright Greenplantswap 2017

Features

  • BloomsJuly to September
  • Height0.5m to 1m
  • Spread1m
  • Growth HabitSemi-trailing
  • Flower ColourWhite
  • Leaf ColourMid green

Description

Senecio rowleyanus (String of beads). This is a perennial succulent which produces creeping mats. The leaves are spherical about 6mm across. The flowers are white daisy-like and about 12mm across, and appear on stalks in mid summer to early autumn.

Characteristics

Perennial, Fragrant

Origin

S.W. Africa

Interest and use

Indoors

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile
  • Soil pH7.0 to 9.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

They should be grown in fertile well-drained soil, they are frost-tender to fully frost-hardy plants.

Propagation

You can propagate the shrubs and climbers by semi-ripe cuttings in the summer, and the annuals by seed in spring and the perennials by division in spring.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Aphids

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