String Plants Overview
String of Dolphins, Pearls, Tears, Hearts and Turtles offer an impeccable focal point in a home. Their dangling bits are a real stunner – you’ve seen it on the ‘gram and it gives you so much string envy. String succulents grow in a form of – yes – strings or chains. They all share similar characteristics – pendant stems and green, fleshy leaves. Mostly native to the drier parts of southwest Africa, String plants make excellent additions or centrepieces to vertical gardens and their relatively easy-to-care quality make them popular amongst succulent collectors and home decorators who like their homes awash in green.
String of Tears: Native to Lesotho, South Africa, and Swaziland. A slow-grower, with erect, trailing stems and teardrop-shaped leaves that are soft with transparent longitudinal stripes. Small, creamy-yellow flowers appear from late summer to winter on wiry, thin stalks.