General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9b -3.9 °C (25 °F) to -1.1 °C (30 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 12 - 24 inches
Plant Spread: 12 - 24 inches
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Evergreen
Other: Succulent, gray-green in color with purplish reverse.
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Red
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Winter
Underground structures: Tuber
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Houseplant
Uses: Groundcover
Wildlife Attractant: Butterflies
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Leaf
Pollinators: Moths and Butterflies
Various insects
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots

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Common names
  • Scarlet Kleinia
  • Coral Senecio

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Location: Mysore, India
Date: 2015-03-02
The tiny buds open one by one, slowly.  3 have opened here. I thi
Location: Opp, AL  Z8b
Date: 2023-01-19
Location: Botanical garden of Madeira
Date: 2023-04-11
Location: Opp, AL  Z8b
Date: 2017-12-17
Location: Opp, AL  Z8b
Date: 2022-01-30
etiolation
Location: Opp, AL  Z8b
Date: 2021-10-25
Location: Opp, AL
Date: 2017-01-16
Side growths on inflorescence.
Location: Opp, AL  Z8b
Date: 2018-08-11
Snipping the tip has resulted in new branches forming.
Location: Opp, AL
Date: 2016-11-12
Location: National Botanical Garden, DC, Virginia :) | May, 2022
Date: 2022-05-28
Location: Opp, AL  Z8b
Date: 2017-10-03
Location: Opp, AL  Z8b
Date: 2017-12-22
Location: Opp, AL
Date: 2016-10-29
Location: Opp, AL  Z8b
Date: 2018-08-11
Location: National Botanical Garden, DC, Virginia :) | May, 2022
Date: 2022-05-28
Location: Mysore, India
Date: 2015-03-02
I repotted the old plant for the first time in many years.  It ha
Location: Mysore, India
Date: 2015-03-02
Location: Opp, AL
Date: 2016-11-02
Location: Opp, AL
Date: 2016-11-04
Location: National Botanical Garden, DC, Virginia :) | May, 2022
Date: 2022-05-28
Location: National Botanical Garden, DC, Virginia :) | May, 2022
Date: 2022-05-28
Location: NYBG 
Date: June 14 22
Location: Opp, AL
Date: 2016-10-29
Location: Opp, AL
Date: 2016-10-29
Location: Opp, AL
Date: 2016-03-30
Location: Missouri Botanical Garden (Mobot) in St Louis
Date: 2016-06-18
Location: Opp, AL
Date: 2016-03-30
Location: Opp, AL  Z8b
Date: 2018-07-27
The reverse side of an older leaf.
Location: Opp, AL  Z8b
Date: 2017-06-11
After a few years, a tuber has developed, its' top visible above
Location: Opp, AL
Date: 2016-01-10
Location: Opp, AL
Date: 2016-01-10
Location: Opp, AL
Date: 2016-09-02
Location: Opp, AL
Date: 2016-11-02
Location: Opp, AL
Date: 2016-11-02
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