Plant Families / Senecio
Senecio is an immense genus in the daisy family and includes annuals, biennials, perennials, climbers, shrubs and some succulents. Many are grown for the shape and color of their leaves and not for their blooms. Senecio mandraliscae makes a terrific blue groundcover, Senecio serpens terrific in containers, Senecio rowleyanus (String of Pearls) with its fleshy leaves resembling glass beads, is an exceptionally attractive hanging plant. All are easy to grow and require little maintenance.