Senecio stapeliiformis

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In this guide, we’ll explore the world of Senecio stapeliiformis, a fascinating succulent that’s sure to catch your eye. Appearance and Characteristics Growth Habit Senecio stapeliiformis is a slow-growing, clump-forming succulent that can reach up to 12 inches in height. It’s perfect for small spaces, as it doesn’t take up much room, and its unique appearance is … Read more

Senecio vitalis ‘Narrow Leaf Chalk Sticks’

Introduction to Senecio vitalis ‘Narrow Leaf Chalk Sticks’ Common names Welcome to the world of succulents, where you’ll meet the fascinating Senecio vitalis, also known as narrow leaf chalksticks, blue chalk fingers, and the coveted crested Senecio vitalis mermaid tail. With so many names, it’s no wonder this plant is a popular choice among succulent … Read more

‘Swizzle Sticks’ Senecio anteuphorbium: A Simple, but Comprehensive Care Guide

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Senecio anteuphorbium ‘Swizzle Sticks’ or ‘Cigar Plant’ is an interesting succulent plant from the Sahara desert in North Africa and the Middle East. This page will give you all the information you need to grow Senecio anteuphorbium ‘Swizzle Sticks’ successfully. Where ‘ Senecio anteuphorbium’ Swizzle Sticks Comes From Senecio anteuphorbium ‘Swizzle Sticks’ grows naturally in the Sahara desert in … Read more

‘String of Blimps’ Senecio radicans: 7 Tips for Growing and Caring for This Interesting Succulent

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‘String of Blimps’ Senecio radicans is a gorgeous trailing succulent with small blimp-like leaves that can grow up to 3 feet long on green stems that seem to turn purple with stress. The leaves are blue/green, have a thin layer of farina and are slightly curved, giving the plant a unique appearance. In the spring, … Read more

Senecio jacobsenii: The Fascinating Trailing ‘Jade Succulent’

Senecio jacobsenii trailing jade

Senecio jacobsenii, also known as ‘Trailing Jade’, is a unique and attractive succulent that is native to the highlands of Tanzania and Kenya. With thick stems that can drape up to 4 feet long and green, oval shaped fleshy leaves that blush an interesting purple color when stressed in the winter, this plant makes a … Read more

‘String of Dolphins’ Senecio peregrinus: A Comprehensive Succulent Care Guide

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One of my favorite succulents is the ‘String of Dolphins’, scientifically known as Senecio peregrinus. This article provides a comprehensive guide on how to care for this fascinating plant. Understanding the Unique ‘String of Dolphins’ Origin and Other Names The ‘String of Dolphins’ is a hybrid of Senecio rowleyanus (String of Pearls) and Senecio articulatus … Read more

Senecio rowleyanus ‘String of Pearls’: The Unusual Succulent You Need in Your Collection

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Senecio rowleyanus ‘String of Pearls’ loves bright light, but not direct sunlight. Sun stress turns the pearls a purplish-brown color.  It usually blooms in the summer and when it does, be sure to smell the flowers. They smell like cinnamon!