Succulents: Blue Chalk Sticks in the Virtual Garden Tour at the Ohlone College Newark Center

Blue Chalk Sticks (Senecio mandraliscae)

  • Succulent with finger-shaped gray leaves and white flowers
  • Native to South Africa’s fynbos bioregion and grows well in the California coastal scrub bioregion
  • Drought-tolerant and fire-resistant; enjoyed for its unique blue-gray foliage.
—Photo by Lenna Withrow.