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Squawweed

Senecio obovatus

Squawweed has loose umbels of flowers on 12" stems. Foliage basal rosettes are semi-evergreen, with rounded and serrated leaves. Squawweed grows well in dry shade and spreads by underground stems.

Great for dry shade
Naturalizes to form large colonies
Semi-evergreen rosettes create groundcover

Gardening Suggestions for Squawweed:

Key Characteristics:

Average
Drought Tolerant
Dry
Midwest Native
Height:
12-18 Inches
Spread:
6-18 Inches
Hardiness Zone:
3 - 8

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Additional Characteristics & Attributes

Soil Moisture Preference
Dry
Average
Exposure
Partial Shade
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Spring
Program
Grow Native!
Attributes
Midwest Native
Naturalizing
Drought Tolerant
Mass Planting
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Characteristics Key

Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Humming- birds
Songbirds
Butterflies
Dry
Average
Moist, Well-Drained
Wet Soil
Cut Flower
Midwest Native
Dried Flower
Salt Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Climbing
Fragrant
Container
Great Foliage