Senecio articulatus Variegated
Ccommonly known as the Candle Plant or Sausage Plant, is a very interesting succulent stem and leaved plant. It has articulate sausage or candle-like stem segments, with leaves clustered at the top.
This is the rare variegated form of the Candle plant known as Candysticks.
Plant Size: Well established plants in 10 cm pots are offered.
Senecio (in the broad sense) is a very large genus in the daisy family (Asteraceae). Composite flowers with ray florets is normally what distinguishes species belonging to the family. However, some like Kleinia lack the ray florets.
The family has many succulent members, formerly mainly included in Senecio and Othonna, but has been separated in several genera.
The succulent members are well represented in Southern Africa with several genera and species from the Western Cape throughout South Africa and neighboring countries.