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

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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

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

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

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

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