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Senecio scaposus

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Sku: 0850585

Senecio scaposus, native to South Africa, forms rosettes of long, finger-like silver leaves that appear as if they are “cobwebbed.” Silvery rosettes provide great accent for rock gardens. Member of the Aster family. Excellent on a frost-free bank or border or as an accent to rose-shaped succulents in a dish garden.


Recommended pairings: Kalanchoe luciae, Sedum rubrotinctum
Bloom time: Fall to winter
Size: To 4 inches tall 
Plant in porous, well-draining soil
Provide bright light and ample airflow
Water thoroughly when soil is completely dry to the touch
Hardiness: USDA Zone 10a (30-35° F)



Part of what makes succulents so fascinating are the myriad ways they express themselves throughout the year, depending on light, season, temperature, soil, and hydration. For those and other reasons, the plants you receive may not look exactly as they appear on our website.


Caring for your new plant is easy with Greg's help. You'll receive a companion app that provides ongoing Senecio scaposus care, plant health tips, and help from a community of other Altman customers that will ensure your new plant thrives in its new home.

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