Senecio peregrinus String of Dolphins
(This plant comes in a 3.5 inch pot. All of our plants are grown under the same conditions, although not all the plants are the same. You will receive a similar plant in size and shape to the ones in the pictures. Our plants are hand-picked and carefully selected to bring you the best quality possible. Please allow us up to 3 business days to process your order. If you wish to receive your order on a specific date, or have special instructions, please add a note at the checkout . The plant is shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots).
Senecio peregrinus String of Dolphins also known as dolphin necklace, flying dolphins, string of dolphins, dolphin plant or Senecio hippogriff, is a lovely succulent, the plant's curvy leaves resambles a cascade of dolphins. It blooms from May to June. The flowers are white, forming clenched puffballs. Each bloom has a halo of blood red to golden yellow filaments.
This succulent plant thrives under bright, indirect light. Not frost tolerant and preferring warmer weather, the plant may become sunburned from incessant sun exposure. It is perfect for hanging baskets, where its leaves can shower downward. Under good conditions, the plant can grow over 50 cm in the first year. It may be fertilised once or twice a year to heighten new growth and its general health. The plant can be propagated through cuttings.
Colder regions warning: If you are expecting temperatures below 40 degrees within the next five days after placing your order, we highly recommend adding a heat pack to your order. We are now offering 72-hour heat packs for an additional $3.00. If your order is $50.00 or more, you will get a heat pack free of charge. To prevent plants from freezing while in transit, orders placed for areas with extreme severe freezing temperatures will be held for shipment until it is save to ship. Care instructions: Care instructions are included in every package you order. Shipping details and customer service policy: We ship via USPS Priority Mail. We calculate the shipping cost based on the weight and volume of your purchase. Depending on your location, we will ship the plants on a certain day to avoid transit time during weekends or holidays. If you have any questions or comments please feel free to contact us at any time.
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