Shiny Creeping Berry (Senecio Radicans) hanging free in a pink background

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Shiny Creeping Berry (Senecio Radicans) hanging free in a pink background

By Mary H. Dyer, Master Naturalist and Master Gardener What is a string of bananas plant? String of bananas (Senecio radicans) displays cascading vines of succulent, banana-shaped leaves year round and tiny lavender, yellow or white blooms during fall and winter. This interesting plant is known by a variety of names, including necklace plant, string of fishhooks, creeping berry, banana vine or string of pearls. Want to learn how to grow a string of bananas? Read on and we’ll provide helpful string of bananas information to get your started. String of Bananas Info Native to Africa, string of bananas is a fast-growing plant with vines that ultimately reach lengths of at least 36 inches (90 cm.). The leaves are somewhat transparent, which allows light to shine through. The small flowers have a pleasant, cinnamon-like scent. String of bananas is suitable for growing outdoors in the warm climates of USDA plant

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