An evergreen succulent shrub of the family Asteraceae, native to Southern Africa, named after one of its native localities Barberton and is now also being cultivated for its drought resistance, clusters of sweetly scented, golden-yellow, tufted flower heads in winter and attractiveness to butterflies, the painted lady butterfly (Vanessa cardui) in particular.
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String of Dolphins, or String of Bananas (Senecio... more
Senecio x peregrinus - String of Dolphins
String of Dolphins, or String of Bananas (Senecio or Curio peregrinus), or Hippogriff. This rare succulent is a great addition to your collection! The leaves look like dolphins that trail down thin stems. A rare trailing succulent that is making waves around the world. This uncommon hybrid is a cross of String of Pearls and Candle Plant. The leaves lining its string-like stems really look like dolphins leaping off the plant, making it a true novelty in the natural world. If properly cared for, in Fall it can send up bloom stalks with pompom-like clusters of tiny white flowers that smell like cinnamon.