A Comprehensive Guide To Strings Of Things
If you're looking for easy to care for houseplants and add a touch of whimsy to your space, look no further than the group of plants known as "strings of things." These trailing plants are not only visually stunning, but they're also low maintenance, making them a popular choice for beginners and experienced plant parents alike.
At Ed's Plant Shop, your little Online plant shop in Brooklyn, New York, we pride ourselves in having a stellar selection of strings of things to offer.
Variegated String of Hearts
The string of hearts plant, also known as Ceropegia woodii, is a popular trailing plant native to South Africa. The leaves are heart-shaped and grow on long, slender stems that can reach up to 3 feet long. This plant also comes in our favorite, Variegated String Of Hearts!
In the right conditions, String Of Hearts will produce small, tubular pink or purple flowers that add to its charm. The String Of Hearts is easy to care for and thrives in bright, indirect light and well-draining soil. It is an excellent choice for beginners or those looking to add a touch of whimsy to their indoor space. We have a beautiful one in our window at Ed's Plant Shop!
String of Turtles
The string of turtles plant, also known as Peperomia prostrata, is a unique trailing plant native to Central and South America. Its small, round leaves resemble adorable turtle shells and are a deep green color with silver markings.
The String Of Turtles is low maintenance and thrives in low to medium light conditions. It prefers to be on the drier side! It's crucial to allow the soil to dry out between waterings to prevent overwatering and root rot. The String Of Turtles plant is a perfect option for those looking to add a unique and visually striking plant to their indoor space.
String of Needles
Ceropegia linearis, also known as String of Needles, features thin, elongated leaves that resemble needles and grow on slender, delicate stems that can reach up to two feet in length. The leaves are typically green but may have a hint of purple or gray. String of Needles produces small, tubular flowers that are pale pink or lavender in color and have a distinctive shape resembling a tiny, delicate tube with a bulbous bottom.
This plant is easy to care for and thrives in bright, indirect light and well-draining soil. It is drought-tolerant and prefers to be kept on the drier side, so it's important to allow the soil to dry out between waterings. String of Needles is a great choice for those looking for a unique and visually interesting trailing succulent to add to their indoor space.
Variegated String of Pearls
Variegated String of Pearls, also known as Senecio rowleyanus 'Variegatus', is a popular trailing succulent plant that is prized for its unique appearance and delicate beauty. The plant features thin, elongated stems that can grow up to two feet long and are covered in small, round leaves that range in color from green to creamy white, creating a marbled effect. In the right conditions, Variegated String of Pearls will produce small, white flowers that add to its charm.
This plant is easy to care for and thrives in bright, indirect light and well-draining soil. It is drought-tolerant and prefers to be kept on the drier side, so it's important to allow the soil to dry out between waterings. Variegated String of Pearls is a great choice for those looking to add a touch of whimsy and elegance to their indoor space.
We also have a stunning botanical art print of some of our favorite String Of Pearls plants here!
Strings of things are stunning, low maintenance trailing succulents that are perfect for adding a touch of whimsy to your indoor space. With a few simple care tips, these plants are sure to thrive and bring joy to your home for years to come. At Ed's Plant Shop, an online plant shop, we offer shipping to the continental US! A beautiful "string of" plant can be yours with just a few clicks of your mouse!