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Senecio serpens
A small, low growing succulent, branching from the base and rooting along the stems to provide an easy care, attractive groundcover for warm sunny hillsides and yards. Powdery blue-green fleshy leaves provide year round interest, taking on purple tints in extreme heat and sun exposure.  Sold as single container.


Light Needs: Full sun
Water Needs: Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.

Plant type: Groundcover, Perennial, Cactus/Succulent
Deciduous/evergreen: Evergreen
Growth habit: Spreading
Growth rate: Moderate
Average landscape size: Forms a carpet of foliage up to 1 ft. tall, spreading 2 to 3 ft. wide.
Special features: Dramatic Foliage Color, Dwarf Plant, Easy Care, Waterwise, Year-round Interest
Foliage color: Blue-green
Blooms: Prized for foliage.
Flower color: White

Landscape Uses: Border, Coastal Exposure, Container, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Ground Cover, Rock Garden

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