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Flowering Ivy Overview
At first glance, Senecio macroglossus looks like a kind of ivy, but on closer inspection, the bright yellow daisy flowers amongst the foliage make it clear that it bears no real relationship to ivy whatsoever. Senecio macroglossus belongs in the Asteraceae (daisy family) whereas ivy, Hedera helix, belongs in the Araliaceae (ivy family), along with Cussonia species, the cabbage trees, and Schefflera. ZA Distribution: Eastern Cape, KwaZulu-Natal, Mpumalanga.
How to propagate Flowering Ivy
You can propagate the shrubs and climbers by semi-ripe cuttings in the summer.
The annuals by seed in spring and the perennials by division in spring.
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Other uses of Flowering Ivy
Grown for their foliage and usually daisy like flower heads. Shrubs are excellent for coastal gardens. Suitable for coastal conditions.