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Sjambok Bush
Scientific Name: Kleinia longiflora DC.
Synonym: Kleinia violacea, Senecio longiflorus, Senecio garcianus, Notonia kleinioides, Senecio kleinioides
Family: Asteraceae
Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 9b-11

Heat Tolerance: Light shade in the afternoon

Sun Exposure: Full sun

Origin: Tropical Africa

Growth Habits: Succulent subshrub, 18-40 inches tall (45-100 cm); cylindrical stems with leaf scars; short lived, dark green to gray green leaves, 0.4 to 3 inches long (1-7.5 cm), 0.1 to 0.6 inch long (3-15 mm)

Watering Needs: Little water

Propagation: Cuttings

Blooming Habits:
Greenish to yellowish disc-only flowers (rarely mauve), 0.4 to 1.4 inch in diameter (1-3.5 cm), in terminal corymbs of 3 to 5 flowers.

Fruiting Habits:

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