Senecio - Angel Wings

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 

Habit: Mounded 

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: Container

Uses Notes: Containers and hanging baskets are the primary use. It is a great component plant in container recipes.

Maintenance Notes: 

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.