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 resembles 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 fertilized once or twice a year to heighten new growth and its general health. The plant can be propagated through cuttings.
Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz
|Blooming Season||Fall / winter|
|Common Name||The dolphin necklace|
|Frost Tolerance||30° f (-1.1° c)|
|Growth Rate||Slow growth|
|Height||36? (91 cm)|
|Scientific Name||Senecio peregrinus string of dolphins|
|Sun Exposure||Full sun to partial shade|