2.5" Senecio vitalis

Common Name: Narrow-leaf Chalksticks
Also Available: 3.5"

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Senceio vitalis features slender foliage that stand upright, creating a finger like appearance to catch the eye. The green-gray foliage of this shrub provides a sharp contrast with other succulents in the landscape. Grows 18-24" tall, 3-5' wide.  Excellent groundcover for rock gardens and containers. Can be grown as a houseplant if given consistent bright light. Senecio requires porous soil, with excellent drainage. Water when soil is dry. This plant requires full sun and ample air flow. A member of the Aster family, this species is native to the eastern Cape of South Africa. Dormant in Summer. Protect from frost.
  • Product Size
  • Product Soil Preference
    Soil Preference:Porous
  • Product Shade Preference
    Shade Preference:Low
  • Product Bloom Time
    Bloom Time:Spring/Summer
  • Product Water Preference
    Water Preference:Low
  • Product Hardiness Zone
    Hardiness Zone:USDA Zone 10
  • 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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