Senecio Articulatum

Senecio Articulatum

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Senecio Articulatum
Origin: South Africa
Description: Also known under its full name, Senecio articulatus f.variegatus and common names “candle plant”, “hot dog cactus”, or “causage plant”. This is a charming, colorful variegated form of Senecio. Leaves are tricolour green, creamy-white and pink-violet. It can form a sprawling clump of 8”-16” high by 12”+wide. It loses its leaves and goes into dormancy in summer, but sprouts again in time for winter.
Sun Exposure: Full sun or partial shade.
Waterings: Prefers to be on the dry side with good but infrequent waterings. Less water during winter. Avoid very humid conditions as it is an easy-to-rot succulents. No water should ever be allowed to stand around the roots.
Blooming Habits: Small yellow-white cup-shaped flowers can come in clusters at the end of a long stem. (Mostly in winter time).
Hardiness: USDA Zones 9b to 11b from 25 °F to 50 °F


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Blooming Season winter
Common Name Candle plant
Dormancy Summer
Family Asteraceae
Flower Red
Frost Tolerance 12 c
Growth Rate Fast growth
Hardiness Zone 9b to 11b
Height 16"
Origin South africa
Pot Size 3.5"
Scientific Name Senecio Articulatum
Shape Succulent with segmented
Sun Exposure Full sun with a little afternoon shade.

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Susan D.
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gorgeous plant

This plant is great. Got hear very quickly, did not expect that! It was in great shape when it arrived, and now planted is taking off

Susan D.
United States United States

gorgeous plant

This is an amazing plant. I got here in great shape, planted it, and its doing very well. Thank-you so very much for this great plant

Senecio Articulatum

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