Best String Succulents that Hang are becoming popular. And if you wish to grow them, find their names in this listicle.
String succulents and plants are very trendy, easy to grow, and perfect for hanging baskets and pots as a spiller. With their addition, you can be the most fashionable plant grower in your circle.
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Popular String Plants
1. String of Pearls
Botanical Name: Senecio rowleyanus
Native to South Africa, the leaves of the plant look like a series of pearls attached to a fine line of string. It is a great specimen for hanging baskets.
2. String of Buttons
Botanical Name: Crassula perforata
An easy-to-grow plant, its leaves look like they’re stacked on top of each other, intricately woven on a string-like stem! The foliage also has red rims, which gives it an attractive look.
3. String of Bananas
Botanical Name: Curio radicans
With soft leaves that resemble the shape of a banana, it is a charming succulent that also grows beautiful tiny flowers in yellow-white color.
4. String of Hearts
Botanical Name: Ceropegia Woodii
One of the perfect plants for a hanging basket, the succulent has charming, heart-shaped variegated leaves dangling on wire-like stems!
5. String of Beads
Botanical Name: Senecio herreianus
The thin creeping stems of this plant hold the array of oval, bead-shaped, plumpy leaves that look wonderful in their bright shade of green!
6. String of Nickels
Botanical Name: Dischidia nummularia
With leaves that look like miniature magnifying glasses or nickels, this succulent grows fast and shows magnificent foliage in olive-green color!
7. String of Tears
Botanical Name: Senecio citriformis
The string of tears is distinct from other plants because the foliage is round, tear-shaped, and has tapered ends.
8. String of Turtles
Botanical Name: Peperomia prostrata
A semi-succulent, the plant has a shell-like pattern on its leaves that resembles a turtle’s back. An easy-to-care-for specimen which looks great in hanging baskets!
9. String of Dolphins
Botanical Name: Senecio peregrinus
With eye-catching leaves that look like little dolphins, which also twist around like the tentacles of an octopus! Also blooms white and pink flowers in star shapes!
10. Calico Kitten
Botanical Name: Crassula pellucida
Fan of colorful and variegated leaves on thin stems? Then the variegated version of this plant will surely charm you with its rose-pink and cream hues on green, heart-shaped foliage.
11. Burro’s Tail
Botanical Name: Sedum morganianum
Due to its distinctive ‘falling’ foliage, the plant looks absolutely smashing in hanging baskets with its lance-shaped, overlapping leaves!
12. String of Pickles
Botanical Name: Othonna capensis
A succulent that looks quite charming thanks to its bright, thin, red-purple stems with contrasting plum, bright green leaves that look like ‘little pickles’ when they turn into ruby color in optimum sunlight!
13. Green Button Plant
Botanical Name: Peperomia rotundifolia
Thick round leaves on thin red-green stems look like green buttons, hence the name! It is a great plant to place on shelves and plant stands. You can see more peperomia varieties here.
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14. String of Necklace
Botanical Name: Crassula marnieriana
If you love succulents, you must have this in your collection! Its red-edged leaves are densely packed on thin stems. Looks excellent when it forms masses of pink-white flowers!
15. Rattail Cactus
Botanical Name: Disocactus flagelliformis
Not exactly known for its string-like stems, but we have included it because of its sheer beauty! It has long stems with fine spines and grows glorious flowers in a pink-red hue.
16. String of Tacos
Botanical Name: Peperomia axillaris
The ‘string of tacos’ is not an official name, but we are giving it. Because of its cute leaves that look like ‘tacos.’
17. Strings of Watch Chains
Botanical Name: Crassula muscosa
This is an interesting succulent plant due to its interlocking leaves that drop like watch chains. Not just it looks so unique, but it’s also very easy to grow!
18. Medusa’s Head
Botanical Name: Euphorbia flanaganii
Medusa’s Head is a kind of Euphorbia, and this genus includes Poinsettias and Gopher flowers. Like Medusa, this plant has stems radiating out from the plant like snakes.
19. Million Hearts
Botanical Name: Dischidia ruscifolia
With heart-shaped, small, succulent leaves, Million Hearts is an epiphytic vine that grows trailing stems reaching about 5-6 feet. The leaves are gray-green and turn red in full sun.
20. String of Coins
Name: Xerosicyos danguyi
With resembling clusters of green coins dangling down the delicate stems, it is one of the most stunning plants you can have for hanging baskets.
21. String Of Frogs
Botanical Name: Ficus pumila ‘quercifolia’
The plant’s foliage looks like many frogs hanging on the thin stems. It does best in dappled light and can be a great option for shelves and windowsills.
22. String of Arrows
Botanical Name: Ceropegia woodii ‘String of Arrows’
The string of Arrows is a compact specimen that can be a great coffee table plant. It is easy to look after and stands out with its delicate patterned leaves.