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This plant has no fragrance
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Coral Senecio Overview
Coral senecio is ideal for planting in rockeries or other dry, sunny spots. The scarlet flower heads add a splash of colour in mid-winter. The succulent leaves, which are an attractive grey/green with purpling on the underside, give the plant year-round appeal and add a pleasing contrast when planted among short grasses or spring flowering bulbs. ZA Distribution: Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, Mpumalanga.
Common problems with Coral Senecio
Generally problem free
How to harvest Coral Senecio
Generally not harvested
How to propagate Coral Senecio
Sow seeds when ripe into trays with well-drained potting mixture, cover the seed lightly and water carefully.
Take stem or leaf cuttings, allow to dry for 2-3 days, then place in a container of sharp river sand and kept in an airy, sunny position, do not over-water, they are best kept slightly dry.
Special features of Coral Senecio
The plants can tolerate extended dry periods.
Can be grown in containers, in a free draining, coarse, sandy potting mix, do not over water the plants and remove the pot trays after watering to drain free water from the pots.