A cousin of the String of Pearls, the Senecio mikanioides displays unusual leaves in various shades of bright green and a lustrous purple underside.
I am a cousin of the String of Pearls with leaves in various shades of green and a purple underside.
Although originating from South America, there is some confusion about the plant's name. If you look it up; you will often find German Ivy, an outdoor ivy variety. It's all a bit of a mystery! But a beautiful and unique trailing plant nonetheless.
This plant is not too fussy and enjoys anywhere from indirect bright light, to shade. And it's a fast grower; with its tendrils known to grow up to 1m long!
Growing pot size: 15cm plus hanging hook. We advise buying a larger pot size as the lip of the hanging pot makes it slightly bigger
Overall plant height including growing pot: 15-20cm
Pets: Keep away from nibbly pets
Fact: There is some confusion about my name - if you search for me you will often find German Ivy, an outdoor ivy variety. It's all a bit of a mystery!