String of Beads

The String of Beads, scientifically known as Senecio Herreianus, is a charming and unique succulent that hails from South Africa. This delightful trailing succulent is a member of the Asteraceae family and is commonly referred to as the String of Beads or String of Pearls due to its distinctive bead-like leaves.Characterized by cascading stems adorned with small, spherical, bead-shaped leaves, the String of Beads makes for an enchanting addition to any indoor garden or hanging basket. The leaves are green and plump, resembling a string of peas or pearls, hence its popular name.



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Pot Size


Approx Height (incl pot)


Common Name

String of Beads

Latin Name (Plants only)

Senecio herreianus


Water sparingly, allowing the soil to dry out between waterings. Overwatering can lead to root rot.


Average household humidity is sufficient. It does not require high humidity.

Toxic to Cats/Dogs/Children

This plant is toxic if consumed


Thrives in temperatures between 60-80°F (15-27°C). Protect from frost.

Light Requirements

Prefers bright, indirect light but can tolerate some direct sunlight. Too much direct sun can scorch the leaves.

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