Family: Asteraceae
Scientific Name: Senecio rowleyanus 
Common Name: String-of-Beads, String-of-Peas, String-of-Pearls
Description:
An easy to grow succulent plant with small spherical leaves that resemble a string of beads.
plant type:
Succulents
Hardiness zone:
Sunlight:
bright to direct, if the plant is grown in lower light conditions the leaves will be smaller and the internodes longer
Moisture:
dry out between waterings
Soil & Site:
well drained
Growing Media:
well drained, cactus and succulent mix
Temperature:
Average house is preferred during the growing season. During the resting period they prefer 50-55 degrees F and will tolerate down to 45 degrees F.
Flowers:
composite flowers lacking ray florets, small, white and have a strong cinnamon smell.
Fruit:
Leaves:
The thin stems are lined with small spherical leaves of about 1/4 inch in diameter. Each leaf has a longitudinal translucent stripe.
Stems:
will root at the nodes creating a mass of foliage hugging the surface, will cascade over the side of a container
Roots:
Dimensions:
Can easily reach 1-2 feet over the side of a container.
Maintenance:
The plant will occasionally need to be cut back to rejuvenate the foliage of the pot. Also if the pot doesn't fill in pull back a few of the cascading stems and lay them on the surface of the soil. They will root at the nodes and fill in the bare soil.
Propagation:
Sections of the stem can be laid on the media or tip cuttings can be rooted. A single leaf will root and form a small plant at the base.
Native site:
Southwest Africa
Cultivar Origin:
Misc Facts:
Author's Notes:
This plant is an attention grabber, people are extremely curious about the pea shaped leaves.
Notes & Reference:
#5-Lexicon of Succulent Plants (Hermann Jacobsen) , www.theamateurdigest.com)
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