During Winter and some early Spring shipments. Some of the plant materials in this shipment are DORMANT. Which means that even thought they have no green top growth, they will grow from dormant buds when temperatures are right. For many perennials, This 'rest period' is ESSENTIAL to good flowering performance in the upcoming season. During Summer/Winter months shipping might be delayed as we only will be shipping on days that we know it wonít harm the plant(s). Monday through Wednesday.
String of Pearls - Senecio - Easy to Grow
String of Pearls (Senecio rowleyanus)
The plant you will receive is growing in a 4" pot
Use either a balanced or low-nitrogen formula at low levels, but frequently---March through October
Soil: Should be loose and porous like a cactus soil
String of Pearls, is a popular and low-maintenance plant to grow in a sunny window.
String of Pearls (Senecio rowleyanus). The String of Pearls is a member of the senecio family, which also includes 'Dusty Miller', 'German Ivy' and 'Cineraria', to name a few. Although the senecios vary widely, they have similar requirements and many of their delicate, succulent tapestries fill the same horticutual niche. String of Pearls, is a popular and low-maintenance plant to grow in a sunny window. It is a slow-growing variety, but your patience will be rewarded.
Water: Water when surface is dry. They are forgiving if you forget.
Fertilizer: Use either a balanced or low-nitrogen formula at low levels, but frequently---March through October.
Soil: Should be loose and porous like a cactus soil.
Second picture shows a 4 inch potted string of pearls, The third picture shows a 6 inch hanging basket pot string of pearls.