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Senecio peregrinus


Senecio peregrinus or String-of-Dolphins is grown for its foliage that resembles a pod of jumping dolphins. White flowers in spring,

Senecio peregrinus or String-of-Dolphins is a hybrid of the String of Pearls. Identified by their dolphin-shaped leaves and long hanging tendrils. Grown for its foliage, this plant does bloom in the spring but is rather uneventful. Great as a house plant to trail over the edges of a mixed succulent container, in a hanging basket or trained to grow up a trellis or moss pole.

Common Name: String-of-Dolphins

Family: Asteraceae (The Aster/Daisy Family)

Zone Hardiness: 9-11

Light: Full Sun, Part Sun

Height: 4-8"

Width: 12-24"

Primary Bloom Colour: White/Cream

Secondary Bloom Colour:

Class: Evergreen

Type: Tender

Bloom Time: Spring

Soil Moisture: Dry, Drought Tolerant

Stem Colour: White

Fragrance: No



Deer Resistant: Unknown

BC Native: No

Native Habitat:


Geogrpahical Origin: Europe and Africa - Southern Africa and Madagascar

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