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11 Best String of Succulent Varieties as Hanging Plants with Guides & Pictures

Written by LisaSmith

Jan 08 2022

11 Best String of Succulent Varieties as Hanging Plants with Guides & Pictures
Just as the name implies, String Succulents often grow creeping strings or chains, which makes the varieties excellent decorative hanging plants either indoors or outdoors. As great hanging plants, they can be nestled on shelves, stairs, windowsills or in high furniture to bring verticality due to their flexible stems and their drooping leave.

String of Plants that Hang are becoming popular, from String of Pearls to String of Dolphins plant. They are very trendy and easy to grow. Check out the 11 best string succulents with guides & pictures in the listicle. 

String of Pearls Plant

String of Pearls (Senecio rowleyanus) is named for its small oval, full green leaves, which are shaped like Pearls. It can not only purify the air, but also decorate the indoor environment very well. Under suitable condition, String of Pearls can grow quickly and is more suitable for growing in hanging pots. The care of String of Pearls is not as difficult as we thought, and it is very easy to grow. If care for appropriately, String of Pearls can become "green waterfall" half a year.

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String of Pearls Plant
String of Pearls Plant

String of Hearts Plant

String of Hearts Plant (Ceropegia woodii) is a trailing succulent plant in the genus chandelier of the Asclepiaceae. As a trailing succulent, String of Hearst plant is perfect for planting in hanging baskets or in pots on shelves or window sills, which doesn’t grow very tall but can trail well over 10 feet. That’s why it gets the common name rosary vine or chain of hearts. It is a long-lived and fast-growing and easy-care house plant.

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String of Heats Plant
String of Heats Plant

String of Rubies Plant

The ruby necklace plant (Othonna capensis) is a fast-growing succulent that is very attractive due to its two-toned stems and leaves. Ruby necklace plant also called String of Rubies or String of Pickles, is a trailing succulent that can also be used in ground cover and rock gardening. Like other trailing succulents, Ruby Necklace Plant is very easy to care for.

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String of Rubies Plant
String of Rubies Plant

String of Turtles Plant

Known for leaves that resemble turtle shells, thus inspires the common name - String of Turtles (Peperomia Prostrata), mostly because it prefers a bit of neglect and is somewhat forgiving. The String of Turtles Plant is a rare and easy-care houseplant, which is a great indoor plant for beginners.

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String of Turtles Plant
String of Turtles Plant

String of Dolphins Plant

The botanical name String of Dolphins is Senecio Peregrinus. True to its name, this trailing succulent has a series of fleshy leaves that look like little leaping dolphins. Because String of Dolphins plants are trailing succulents, they are well suited to hanging baskets. It is a relatively low-maintenance succulent, so caring for the String of Dolphins plant is relatively easy. 

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String of Dolphins Plant
String of Dolphins Plant

String of Buttons Plant

String of Buttons or Necklace Vine, scientific name Crassula perforata, belongs to the family Chrysosaurus. The string of buttons is clumpy, fleshy stem, later slightly lignified, fleshy leaves grey-green to light green, slightly red leaf margin. String of buttons is pleasant to sunshine and cool, dry environment, resistant to half shade, afraid of waterlogging, avoid hot and humid.

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String of Buttons Plant
String of Buttons Plant

String of Goldfish Plant

Goldfish plant gets its name because the flowers look so much like goldfish. String of goldfish plant can not only be foliage plant but also flower-watching plant, which is suitable for an indoor potted plant or hanging potted plant, placed on the top of the cabinet, a few shelves or windowsill.

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String of Goldfish Plant
String of Goldfish Plant

String of Watermelon Plant

String of Watermelon plant (Senecio Herreianus) also called String of Beads, is a succulent of the genus Anthemis in the composite family, native to southern Africa. Leaves are ovoid, fleshy, pendulous, green, 1.5cm long, with multiple transparent vertical lines on the leaf surface.
String of Watermelon Plant
String of Watermelon Plant

Burro's Tail

Burro's Tail, scientific name sedum burrito Moran, is native to Mexico. It has round, uncurved leaves about 1.5 CM in length. Burro's Tail can be grown by strolling or hanging plants. Once mature, it has big, long stems that drape over the sides of its container.

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Burro's Tail Plant
Burro's Tail Plant

Rattail Cactus

Rattail Cactus, scientific name Aporocactus flagelliformis, has an elongated, creeping, branching stem up to 2 m long, bright green when young and grayish green later. rattail cactus has hallow ribs 10-14, radiating prickles 10-20, new prickles red, later turning yellow to brown. Flowers bloom in spring, the flowers are bilaterally symmetrical, pink, open during the day and closed at night.

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Rattail Cactus
Rattail Cactus

Watch Chain Plant

Crassula Muscosa (Watch Chain Plant) is an excellent succulent that looks great in a rock garden. Its delicate interlocking leaves look much like the tight jewelers' links used to attach a pocket watch to the vest, which make it the most common name Watch Chain Plant. It is also called Crassula princess pine, Zipper Plant, Lizard’s tail succulent, Clubmoss Crassula, Rattail Crassula. It is an easy-care succulent that is suitable as a houseplant.

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Watch Chain Plant
Watch Chain Plant
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