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Senecio jacobsenii, also known as "Trailing Jade" or "Weeping jade", is a glabrous evergreen, perennial leaf-succulent creeper with flat, overlapping leaves that are shades of greenish pink and maroon, along green stems, and brilliant orange blooms in late summer and early fall. This plant has also been called Kleinia petraea and Notoniopsis.
It is an interesting succulent creeping groundcover with the unusual colour combination of greenish pink and maroon and brilliant orange blooms. It is a most rewarding plant that grows in full sun and has no problems with extreme heat or cold down 0° Celsius. Senecio jacobsenii makes a interesting and attractive groundcover, hanging basket or window box specimen and may be best combined in a large container with other succulent types. If planted next to a wall, or in a container, the stems drape downwards as much as 120 cm.
Watering: It needs moderate water from spring to autumn, keep rather dry in winter
Exposition: full sun to part shade
Frost Tolerance: keep over the 5°C, but it is hardy to -7°C.
USDA Zone 9b to11.
Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz