Senecio Anteuphorbium Swizzle Sticks
(This plant comes in a 3.5" pot. You will receive a very similar plant to the one in the picture. It may or may not be blooming at the time of your purchase. The plant is shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots).
Senecio Anteuphorbium is commonly known as “Swizzle Sticks”. It reaches up to 3 to 6 feet in height and originates from Morocco. This summer-dormant shrub blooms in the fall and belongs to the Asteraceae family.
The growth rate of this plant is slow.
Senecio anteuphorbium blooms beautiful yellow-colored round sausage flowers during the fall or winter season.
Water and Feeding/Fertilizer
This variety of Senecio needs sufficient water during summers. Avoid overwatering as it will damage the roots. Moreover, too much fertilizer will cause leggy growth.
This succulent plant grows well in sandy soil.
Swizzle Sticks plants belong to the hardiness zone of 9 to 11 and have a frost tolerance of -3.9 °C (24.98 °F).
The houseplant needs partial sunlight to thrive.
Senecio anteuphorbium succulents can be propagated through seeds or cuttings. The plant grows faster through the cutting method. Spring to fall is the best season to cut and propagate your plant.
Senecio Anteuphorbium “Swizzle Sticks” looks good in a garden or rooftop area. It needs less care and makes any area appealing.
Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz
|Common Name||Swizzle sticks|
|Frost Tolerance||-3.9 °c|
|Growth Rate||Slow growth|
|Hardiness Zone||9 to 11|
|Scientific Name||Senecio anteuphorbium|
|Sun Exposure||Partial shade|