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Angel Wings® Senecio candicans

Exposure
  • Part Sun to Sun

The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).

Flower Season
  • Spring
  • Summer
Mature Size
18" 2'
Height
12" - 18"
Spread
12" - 2'
  • Details

    Features

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    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

    Characteristics

    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

    Plant Needs

    Light Requirement: 
    Part Sun to Sun
    Maintenance Category: 
    Easy
    Bloom Time: 
    Grown for Foliage
    Hardiness Zones: 
    7a, 7b, 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.

    Angel Wings® Senecio candicans 'Senaw' USPP 28,830
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    • Ken Cowan
      , British Columbia
      , Canada
      , 1 year ago
    • Ken Cowan
      , British Columbia
      , Canada
      , 1 year ago
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