Senecio barbertonicus - Lemon Bean Bush, Barberton Groundsel


Senecio barbertonicus - Lemon Bean Bush, Barberton Groundsel

Large shrub 5-10 ftFull sunModerate waterYellow/orange flowersFragrantAttracts butterflies, hummingbirdsSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

An evergreen succulent shrub of the family Asteraceae, native to Southern Africa, named after one of its native localities Barberton and is now also being cultivated for its drought resistance, clusters of sweetly scented, golden-yellow, tufted flower heads in winter and attractiveness to butterflies, the painted lady butterfly (Vanessa cardui) in particular.

RECOMMENDED FERTILIZER:
SUNSHINE Robusta - Rapid Growth Booster
Grown in
6"/1 gal pot