Senecio rowleyanus


Senecio rowleyanus is a waterfalling, cascading succulent from South Africa that looks like an overflowing jewelry box. With more common names than you can count, this plant is known for its iconic spherical leaves that look like green peas threaded together on a necklace. When cultivated on a sunny balcony or in a south-facing window, this plant will grow rapidly to create a waterfall of vegetation up to three feet long.


Native to the Cape Province of South Africa.


rovide southern exposure as much as possible. However, when it’s hot, these plants prefer partial shade at peak hours. The diffused light of a screen door or sheer curtain will be perfect.


Water once the soil dries out to 2 inches below the surface. Make sure to drench the soil thoroughly until water is dripping from the bottom of the plant. Overwatering could lead to leaf drop or root rot. Always err on the side of underwatering.

Tula's Tip

Senecio rowleyanus grows and blooms best when somewhat rootbound. Repot every two or three years, moving it to a pot just 2 inches wider. Fertilize: Senecio rowleyanus do not require fertilizer though it can be added to give container grown plants a boost or to supplement poor soil.


Approx. 24-36" long x 7" at the widest point. Every plant will vary in size, color and shape.



Delivery Method

NYC delivery and pickup only.