Blue Chalk Sticks-Senecio mandraliscae Common names: Blue chalk sticks; blue finger & blue fries USDA zones: 9-12: Low water needs but tolerant of regular irrigation; don’t overwater: Full sun to light shade in arid climates. Mature size: 1-2' h x 2-3' pread.Tolerances: Drought tolerant, high wind, second line salt wind.Environmental benefits: Attracts butterflies, bees & hummingbirds; fire resistant. Favorite for landscape designs.
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contemporary landscape by Shades Of Green Landscape Architecture. Blue Chalk Sticks (Senecio mandraliscae) The vivid blue color of this plant frames specimen or upright varieties, as well as surrounding hardscape. In fire-prone areas, plant blue chalk sticks for a fire-wise landscape. Blue chalk sticks is not very cold hardy, but it’s tolerant of high winds and coastal conditions. It looks good year-round, even after all the showier plants have finished blooming.