Native to South Africa, this trailing succulent has multiple tendrils of glossy, pearl-shaped foliage. Its stems can grow to about 60-90cm long, making them ideal houseplants in hanging baskets, and planters. They are hardy and drought-tolerant, requiring very little maintenance, especially when kept in loose, well-draining soil.
Common Names: String of Pearls, String of Beads
Length: Grows to about 60-90cm long.
Light: Full sun to partial shade
Water: Requires well-drained soil, and only moderate watering. The soil should be allowed to dry between watering, rather than kept perpetually damp.
Flowers: The trumpet shaped flower forms clusters of small white flowers with colorful stamens
Propagation: By removing and replanting offsets. Stems will form roots where they louch soil.
Care: Very low-maintenance plant in suitable growing conditions. Keep in well-draining soil, and protect from frosty conditions.