Senecio mandraliscae - Blue Chalksticks

Senecio mandraliscae - Blue Chalksticks

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Blue Chalksticks (Senecio mandraliscae) (also known as Senecio talinoides mandraliscae): The blue foliage has an outstanding quality of color that is matched by few plants. Long curved, fleshy 3.0" - 4.0" leaves give this plant a marine look. It makes a good contrast against other succulents in the garden. It's an excellent ground cover; commonly used in landscaping projects in Mediterranean climates, but also makes a colorful addition and brings a unique form to arrangements.

Soft succulents will not survive a hard frost, but if there is a risk of freezing temperatures they can be brought indoors to grow on a sunny window sill or under a grow light. They need bright sunlight, great drainage, and infrequent water to prevent rot. Pick containers with drainage holes and use well-draining cactus and succulent soil with 50% to 70% mineral grit such as coarse sand, pumice, or perlite. Water deeply enough for water to run out the drainage hole, then wait for the soil to fully dry before watering again.

This variety is easy to re-root from stem cuttings. Look to our Succulent Cuttings Guide for tips on succulent propagation.

Full Senecio Guide

Color - Primary

Blue / Blue-green

Bloom Color

White Bloom

Cold Hardiness

Zone 9 (20F)

Recommended Light Conditions

Full Sun

Maximum Height

Over 12"

Growth Habit / Shape

Vertical Grower / Tall Stem

Product Format

2.0" Pot

Special Characteristic

Fast Grower

Special Characteristic

Easy to Propagate

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