String Of Dolphins

String of Dolphins, also known as Senecio peregrinus, is a unique and fascinating succulent that captivates with its whimsical appearance. This charming plant earned its name due to the resemblance of its leaves to leaping dolphins, making it a delightful addition to any succulent collection.

String of Dolphins features trailing stems adorned with small, elongated leaves that curve and cluster together, resembling a pod of playful dolphins leaping in unison. The leaves are typically green with creamy-white markings, creating a striking contrast against the trailing stems. When grown in optimal conditions, String of Dolphins produces delicate white or lavender flowers that add to its allure.

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Additional information

Pot Size

12cm

Approx Height (incl pot)

34cm

Common Name

String Of Dolphins

Latin Name (Plants only)

Senecio peregrinus

Watering

Allow the soil to dry out partially between waterings. Water thoroughly when the top inch of soil feels dry, but avoid overwatering, as it can lead to root rot.

Humidity

String of Dolphins generally prefers moderate humidity levels. While it can tolerate average indoor humidity, providing slightly higher humidity can be beneficial, especially in dry environments or during the winter months when indoor heating can reduce humidity levels.

Toxic to Cats/Dogs/Children

This plant is toxic if consumed

Temperature

Prefers temperatures between 18°C to 24°C during the growing season. Protect from extreme heat or cold drafts.

Light Requirements

Thrives in bright, indirect light. Avoid direct sunlight, as it can scorch the delicate leaves. Provide partial shade if grown outdoors.

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