The Senecio rowleyanus receives its common name from specialized leaves which are the size and shape of small peas. Also known as the String of Pearls, Rosary Plant or String of Beads its commonly cultivated as an ornamental plant. It is typically displayed in hanging baskets with the leaves cascading over the edge of the container. The trumpet shaped flower forms clusters (about 1⁄2 inch diameter) of small white flowers with colorful stamens. The flower will last about a month and is said to smell like cinnamon and other spices.
For people keeping this plant as a houseplant, need to note that the plant is toxic, ingestion of string of pearls may cause minor illnesses such as vomiting or diarrhea. Plant will come in a natural Tiny Gold Terracotta pot + saucer. Ideal as an indoor or outdoor growing plant or for the balcony and verandah.