Senecio peregrinus - String of Dolphins
This is a must-have for any plant collector! The leaves look just like tiny dolphins jumping out of the water!
Common Names: String of Dolphins, String of Seals
Origin: South America, Asia
Growth: Trailing / Cascading
Light: Full sun
Foot Candles: 250+
Water: Let dry completely
Humidity: Not required
Temperature: 16°C - 40°C
Soil: Well draining cactus mix
Container: Pot with drainage
Nutrients: 7-7-7 Monthly
Propagation: Stem cuttings
Interiorscape Use: Reception, employee personal plant
Common Pests: Mealybugs, Aphids, Spider Mites, Scale, Thrips.
Common Issues: The dolphin shape can sometimes revert back to a flatter leaf.
Comments: A rare addition to the “String of” plant collection. Features tiny little dolphin shaped leaves. The plant grows similar to string of pearls and has the same care requirements.
Toxicity: Ingestion of any part of plant may cause minor illness like vomiting or diarrhea. Contact with the plant's juice or sap may cause skin irritation or rash.