String of Dolphins

Curio × peregrinus, also known as dolphin necklace, flying dolphins, string of dolphins, dolphin plant or Senecio hippogriff, is a succulent nothospecies of Curio (previously Senecio) in the family Asteraceae.



Curio String of Dolphins (Curio x peregrinus)

General Plant Information
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10a -1.1 °C (30 °F) to +1.7 °C (35 °F)
Plant Height: 6 to 8 inches
Plant Spread: Trails 18 to 36 inches
Leaves: Evergreen
Other: Resemble little dolphin fish
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: 1″-2″
Flower Time: Late summer or early fall
Late fall or early winter
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Containers: Suitable for hanging baskets
Needs excellent drainage in pots