Senecio serpens


Groundsel, Creeping succulent

To 30cm tall and 30cm diameter; thick cylinder like shaped, waxy blue grey leaves and white flowers.

Spreading groundcover.


Hardy landscape or container plant. Sometimes cultivated indoors.

May contain poisonous alkaloids.


Relatively easy to cultivate, doing best in full sun or only light shade. Will tolerate dry periods. Prefers to avoid poor drainage or excessive watering. Responds well to feeding.


Seed, division, stem or root cuttings


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Plant Health

Sometimes attacked by to caterpillars; and sucking insects (eg. Scale mealy bug and aphis) may be a problem. Root rots sometimes an issue.

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syn. S. repens, Kleinia repens

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