Narrow-Leaf Chalksticks is a close relative of Senecio mandraliscae, or Blue Chalksticks. The main difference is the leaf is much more narrow and will produce a finer-textured ground cover. Senecio cylindricus, also sold as Senecio repens, will spread to about 2.5' wide and grow to a height of about 14 inches. Small cream colored flowers appear in late Spring, but the brilliant blue-green foliage is this plant's highlight. Plant in full sun to light shade. Drought and seacoast tolerant. Note that this plant may contain mild toxins. Native to South Aftica. Hardy to 30 deg. F.
PLEASE NOTE, ON ALL CACTI AND SUCCULENTS: WHEN SELECTING DESIRED SIZE, 6" POTS ARE THE SAME SIZE AS 1 GALLON. ONE GALLON POTS SIMPLY CONTAIN MORE SOIL. NOTE THAT WHEN EITHER SIZE IS ORDERED, WE MAY SEND OUT YOUR PLANTS IN EITHER THE SHORT OR TALL CONTAINER.
Sun Exposure: Full Sun/lite Shade
Water Needs: Low
Bloom Season: Spring/summer
Mature Height: 6-12"
Mature Width: 2-3'
Attributes: Drought Tolerant, Xeriscape, Southwestern Garden, Mediterranean & Tuscan Garden, Seacoast Tolerant, Cacti & Succulents
Proper planting technique will help your plants thrive! Follow these simple steps to help your plants establish quickly, develop a strong root system, and live longer:
- Properly dig the hole
- Amend the soil to suit each particular plant
- Place the plant and backfill the soil
- Provide ample water for each particular plant
- Review our how to plant guide!
For detailed information, please download our planting guides:
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