Senecio rowleyanus variegata - Variegated String of Pearls [large] [limited]

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Variegated String of Pearls (Senecio or Curio rowleyanus variegatus) (Jacobsen): A phenomenal variegated oddity in the succulent world. String of Pearls is a well-loved favorite but its variegated form is a cut above. Its bead-like leaves are mottled with cream, green, and sometimes even pink! The thin, string-like stems can cascade several feet. This species is native to South Africa where it grows as ground cover in the shade of rocky outcroppings. This plant is fully rooted in a 3.5" round plastic container.

String of Pearls tends to like a bit more water than most succulents. Only water when the soil is dry; a slight wrinkling of the leaves indicates the plant is ready for water. It is a member of the Aster family and produces pom pom-like flowers that smell of cinnamon. Try growing Variegated String of Pearls in a hanging pot near a sunny window for an impressive trailing effect. In frost free climates (zone 10+), it also thrives outdoors in a pot or as a ground cover. For a truly bountiful cascade, prune and re-plant the longest strands regularly.

Soft succulents will not survive a hard frost, but if there is a risk of freezing temperatures they can be brought indoors to grow on a sunny window sill or under a grow light. They need bright sunlight, great drainage, and infrequent water to prevent rot. Pick containers with drainage holes and use well-draining cactus and succulent soil with 50% to 70% mineral grit such as coarse sand, pumice, or perlite. Water deeply enough for water to run out the drainage hole, then wait for the soil to fully dry before watering again.

This variety is easy to re-root from stem cuttings. Look to our Succulent Cuttings Guide for tips on succulent propagation.

Full Senecio Guide

Color - Primary

White

Color - Secondary

Green / Lime

Color - Secondary

Pink

Bloom Color

White Bloom

Cold Hardiness

Zone 10 (30F)

Recommended Light Conditions

Filtered / Partial Sun

Recommended Light Conditions

Bright Indoor Light

Maximum Height

Over 12"

Growth Habit / Shape

Hanging / Trailing

Seasonality

Summer Dormant Partial

Product Format

3.5" Pot

Special Characteristic

Showy Blooms

Special Characteristic

Easy to Propagate

Special Characteristic

Variegated

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