Senecio peregrinus


Description: 

The Senecio peregrinus is a hybrid of Senecio articulatus ("Candle Plant"), and Senecio rowleyanus ("String of Pearls"). Reaching heights up to 6" tall, this gorgeous succulent's leaves take on the appearance of miniature dolphins gliding in and out of waves.

Flowers are white, small and form compacted puffy balls. Filaments take on a golden-yellow to deep red coloration. Blooming season takes place during the fall months.

Plant Details
USDA Zone Information: 
9b - 11b
Family: 
Asteraceae
Flower : 
White/compact
Ideal Light Conditions: 
Bright light/Partial shade
Ideal Water Conditions: 
Water regularly during summer months/Keep dry during winter months
Speed of Growth: 
Slow
Mature Height: 
6"
Latin Name: 
Senecio peregrinus
Common Name: 
String of Dolphins, Dolphin Necklace, Dolphin Plant, Flying Dolphins

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Corporate Clients (The King hangs hard)

Movies:

RoboCop (1987)
RoboCop 2 (1990)
Hot Pursuit (2015)

Television:

USA Network's Queen of the South (2019)

Botanical Gardens:

New York Botanical Gardens
Oklahoma City Zoo/Botanical Gardens
Mercer Arboretum in Houston, Texas
Meijer Gardens in Grand Rapids, Michigan

Zoos:

Houston, TX Zoo
San Antonio, TX Zoo

Other Clientele:

Houston, TX Rodeo

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