Senecio haworthii - 2.5"

Common Name: Cocoon Plant

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Woolly Senecio haworthii, native to South Africa, forms attractive, long, tubular leaves with densely flocked tiny white hairs. The cylindrical, upright leaves of this succulent resemble felted cocoons. A small shrub with woody stems. Flowers are shaped like pom-poms and yellowish orange. An excellent landscape plant or dish garden accent, contrasting superbly with rose-shaped succulents such as echeverias, spreading sedums, or paddle plant kalanchoe. Dormant in summer.

  • Product Size
  • Product Soil Preference
    Soil Preference:Porous
  • Product Shade Preference
    Shade Preference:Low
  • Product Bloom Time
    Bloom Time:Winter / Spring
  • Product Water Preference
    Water Preference:Low
  • Product Hardiness Zone
    Hardiness Zone:USDA Zone 9
  • Product Pet Safety
    Pet Safety:Not Safe


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.

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