Senecio haworthii

Subshrub with white oval leaves on short vertical stems. Rot prone – plant in sun with lots of air circulation.

Senecio jacobsenii

Unusual pastel colored leaves in full sun. Low growing, good for hanging naskets or to trail over a mixed succulent pot. Will root along the ground as it trails.


Senecio peregrinus

Fascinating little diving dolphin-shaped thick ovoid leaves leaping all over the long trailing stems. Rot-prone, keep dry. Bluish hue with more sun.

Senecio praecox

Wild looking deciduous tree with many branches will get large bloom sprays with yellow daisy flowers on ends of undulating bare branches before new leaves.

Senecio radicans

Thick ovoid leaves on long trailing stems. Rot-prone, keep dry.

Senecio scaposus

Stemless clumps of silver finger-like leaves, 6-12″. Yellow daisy blooms. Drought tolerant.

Senecio serpens

S. repens, Kleinia repens

Thick blue tubular leaves, branches from base. Will spread quickly along the ground. Small white puffball compound flowers. Asteraceae, Daisy Family.

Senecio stellata

Evergreen perennial

Afternoon shade preferred, more shade inland. Covered in stunning blue-purple daisy flowers. Will die back in hotter areas, reseeds readily.

Senecio viravira

Evergreen Perennial

Gorgeous serrated silver leaves. Cream-colored blooms. Cut off blooms to create a denser foliage. Very drought tolerant.

Senna artemisioides

Cassia artemisioides
Evergreen Shrub

Green needle-like leaves. Tiny, fragrant, bright yellow flowers in winter through spring, followed by green seed pods that turn dark brown. Deer-tolerant shrub.

Senna nemophila

Evergreen Shrub

Green needle-like leaves. Tiny bright yellow flowers in spring and brown seedpods in summer.

Senna oliogophylla

Evergreen Shrub

Glossy green leaves and red stems. Bright yellow flowers in spring and red seedpods in summer.

Senna phyllodenia

Evergreen Shrub

Evergreen mounding shrub, open branching. Flat, silver-grey leaves. Tiny bright yellow flowers in spring. Fast growing. Deer resistant.

Seyrigia marnieri

Climbing succulent in the Cucurbitaceae family. Slender round stems, small flowers. Fleshy ovate fruit.

Simmondsia chinensis

Evergreen Shrub

From dry slopes near the Mojave Desert. No water once established in the ground. Leathery grey green leaves.

Simmondsia chinensis “Vista”

Evergreen Shrub

Compact jojoba makes a tough groundcover. No water once established in the ground. Leathery grey green leaves, green flowers in spring. Birds love the seeds!

Sinningia canescens

Rechsteineria leucotricha
S. leucotricha

Caudex with soft fuzzy silvery leaves on 1′ stalks; red tubular flowers; dry in winter

Sinningia tubiflora

Tuberous caudex to 6″, stems to 12″. One of the few caudexes that can grow from leaf cuttings.

Sinocrassula yunnanensis

Small dark rosettes will form small clusters. Small rounded leaves. Bloom stalks appear above the rosettes, small white flowers. Very cold hardy, keep dry in winter. Grow best with moderate sun, can handle full sun or even light shade.

Sisyrinchium “Aunt May”

Perennial Grass

Upright clump of sword-shaped variegated leaves. Spikes of pale yellow flowers in spring/summer. Will tolerate drought but prefers regular water through the summer.