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Senecio mikanioides, Delairea odorata, German Ivy, Water Ivy, Parlor Ivy

Senecio mikanioides, Delairea odorata

German Ivy, Water Ivy, Parlor Ivy
Family: Asteraceae
Origin: South Africa
Groundcover and low-growing 2ftVine or creeperFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterModerate waterYellow/orange flowersAttracts butterflies, hummingbirdsInvasive

Delairea odorata (previously known as Senecio mikanioides) is known as Cape Ivy or German Ivy is a perennial liana with fleshy bright waxy green colored leaves. Usually, its leaf has six pointed sharply palmate lobes.Flowers are small, densely bunched, yellow, tubular, daisy-like, occurring from autumn to spring. Produces many tiny seeds, each equipped with a small hairy parachute, like dandelion.

This plant favors moist, semi-shaded area such as forest margin and wet gullies. It reproduces by root from every leaf node and also seed.


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Senecio mikanioides, Delairea odorata, German Ivy, Water Ivy, Parlor Ivy
Senecio mikanioides, Delairea odorata, German Ivy, Water Ivy, Parlor Ivy
Senecio mikanioides, Delairea odorata, German Ivy, Water Ivy, Parlor Ivy
Senecio mikanioides, Delairea odorata, German Ivy, Water Ivy, Parlor Ivy


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