2 inch Senecio vitalis
(This plant comes in a 2 inch pot. All of our plants are grown under the same conditions, although not all the plants are the same. You will receive a similar plant in size and shape to the ones in the pictures. Our plants are hand-picked and carefully selected to bring you the best quality possible. Please allow us up to 3 business days to process your order. If you wish to receive your order on a specific date, or have special instructions, please add a note at the checkout . (The plant is shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots).
Common names include Blue chalk fingers
Blooming season: The small flowers appear in late spring to early summer.
Cultivation and propagation: It is drought tolerant, but will accept irrigation.
Watering: This plant seems to thrive with summer irrigation but does well if withheld and tolerates winter rainfall if soil drains tolerably well. It adapts to different growing conditions from extreme heat and drought, to high moisture as it has a low rot potential.
Exposition: They seem to do well in part shade such as at the base of trees but thrives also in hot sunny positions and will tolerate coastal conditions.
Frost tolerance: It is cultivated in open air in the tropical and warm Mediterranean climate, with temperatures which it is good to keep over the 5°C, best 10-12°C, but can withstand light frost for short periods if very dry.
Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz
|Blooming Season||Late spring and early summer|
|Common Name||Narrow-leaf chalksticks|
|Frost Tolerance||-5 ° c|
|Growth Rate||Slow growth|
|Hardiness Zone||9b to 11b|
|Pot Size||2 inch|
|Scientific Name||2 inch Senecio vitalis Blue Chalk Fingers|
|Sun Exposure||Full sun to partial shade|