Senecio - Angel Wings
Soft, cuddly silver foliage is the main calling card for this lovely plant. It is a wonderful compont plants to add a pop of bright color. The large foliage adds great texture to your container planting. It can function as a thriller or a filler in recipes, but either way it will be the focal point of your container.
Foliage Interest, Heat Tolerant, Deadheading Not Necessary, Drought Tolerant
Plant Type: Annual
Height Category: Medium
Garden Height: 12 - 18 Inches
Spacing: 12 - 24 Inches
Spread: 12 - 24 Inches
Flower Shade: Grown for foliage
Foliage Colors: Silver
Foliage Shade: Silver white
Container Role: Thriller
Light Requirement: Part Sun to Sun
Maintenance Category: Easy
Bloom Time: Grown for Foliage
Hardiness Zones: 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b, 10a, 10b, 11a, 11b
Water Category: Average
Uses Notes: Containers and hanging baskets are the primary use. It is a great component plant in container recipes.
This is a plant that doesn't like wet soils, although it will thrive with consistently moist soil. It is best suited to be planted in containers where good drainage is ensured. This plant may look rather finicky, but it is tougher than it looks. Once it is established you may be surprised by how vigorous it is. It can be fed the same as your other annuals and while it may seem like a shade plant, it is actually quite sun tolerant.