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Syneilesis aconitifolia

Also called Shredded Umbrella Plant


More About Syneilesis aconitifolia

  • AKA Senecio aconitifolius
  • Rhizomatous perennial grown for its unique foliage
  • White, hairy leaves emerge in a closed, umbrella-like shape
  • Mature, green foliage flattens out atop tall stems
  • Leaves are mid-green, finely dissected and sharply toothed
  • White flowers are borne in panicles
  • Grow as a specimen or massed along a border
  • Bloom Time: June to July
  • Flower Height: 100 cm

Zone:

4

Height:

50-55 cm

Spread:

50-60 cm

Colour:

Green,White
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Umbrella Plant Growing and Maintenance Tips

Best grown in an average to moist, slightly acidic, well-drained soil, in partial to full shade. 


Syneilesis aconitifolia Characteristics

Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Full Shade
Full Shade

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Slow

Flowering Time

Lt. Spr-Sum

Habit

Spreading
Upright

Foliage Color

Gray
Green

Landscape uses

Specimen
Naturalizing
Border/edging
Woodland/woods edge