Senecio Rowleyanus - String of Pearls & Como Pot
Senecio Rowleyanus - String of Pearls & Como Pot
Senecio Rowleyanus - String of Pearls & Como Pot
Senecio Rowleyanus - String of Pearls & Como Pot

Senecio Rowleyanus - String of Pearls & Como Pot

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The String of Pearls, scientifically known as Senecio rowleyanus, is a distinctive and visually captivating plant that can enhance the aesthetic appeal of any indoor environment. This succulent plant is native to the dry and hot regions of southwestern Africa, where it grows naturally in rocky terrain.

The plant derives its name from its long and slender stems that hang down and are adorned with small, spherical-shaped leaves that resemble pearls. The plant can reach a length of two to three feet, making it a perfect choice for areas such as hanging baskets or elevated shelves where its stems can trail gracefully.

Caring for the String of Pearls is relatively straightforward. These plants prefer well-draining soil and bright, indirect light to thrive. Overwatering can cause root rot, so it's best to let the soil dry out between waterings and then water thoroughly, allowing the excess water to drain out.

The String of Pearls is an excellent choice for adding a unique touch of interest and texture to any room. The plant's long; trailing stems can be styled in various ways, such as draping them down from a hanging basket or wrapping them around a trellis or hoop. Additionally, the plant works well in a terrarium or mixed plant arrangement.

To create an appealing display with the String of Pearls, consider combining it with plants with contrasting textures, such as those with broader leaves or foliage of different colours. The plant also pairs well with natural materials such as wood or woven baskets, which complement its earthy tones.

In conclusion, the String of Pearls is an outstanding and low-maintenance plant that can add a whimsy to any indoor space. This plant can flourish and grow by providing the proper care, beauty, and interest for years to come.

It’s a classic 70s houseplant making a huge comeback - for a good reason; its stunning easy-care nature makes it hard not to love! 

If you decide to give this Senecio Rowleyanus as a gift, we can include a free, handwritten card - specify your message at the basket stage of delivery, and we’ll do the rest!  We won’t give the game away with paperwork or prices, so it’ll be a wonderful surprise!

Senecio Rowleyanus care

Senecio Rowleyanus is easy to care for and suitable for beginners.

How should I water this houseplant?

If you remember Drench and Drought and this plant will be happy - only water when it has dried out, soak through and leave until dry again. Be careful to ensure the plant isn’t left sitting in water as it won’t like that!

Should I feed this Senecio Rowleyanus?

You can water once a month during spring and summer; try our vegan, organic plant food. 

Is this plant toxic to pets?

Yes, this could cause problems if a pet nibbled it.

What size is this houseplant?

11cm wide with 12cm Como Mint Premium Glaze Planter.

If you would like more information on caring for houseplants, please have a look at our video here

Shipping: We ship via DPD’s 24-hour tracked carbon neutral service. 

Delivery times are 7-10 working days, but are usually much quicker. More details can be found here

We post all our plants to most of the UK, with the exceptions of the Islands of Scotland, the Scottish Highlands, Northern Ireland, the Isle of Man, the Isle of White, the Scilly Isles and the Channel Islands due to the high cost of shipping.

Measurements: The plant heights provided encompass the plant stem and the foliage length, along with the depth of the grow pot, which includes the living root system, and not just the portion of the plant that is visible above the soil level.

Although we strive to provide plants within the specified size range, there may be some instances where the plants supplied could be slightly smaller or larger than the size selected.

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