String of Tears Plant Description Senecio Herreianus "String of Tears" also known as "String of Raindrops" or "String of Beads" is a popular trailing succulent. This plant grows long flexible stems/strands with chubby "Tear" shaped leaves. A delicate leaf window runs through the center of its leaves, this is how the plant absorbs sunlight. A perfect succulent to display in hanging baskets or tall containers to let grow nice and long. Best to keep this plant out of direct sunlight to keep healthy and bright green. String of Tears Plant Specs and Regions Native to: South Africa, Namibia Zone: 9-11 Hardiness: tender soft succulent - will not tolerate frost Recommended light conditions: full sun to partial shade Bloomtime: Spring Bloomcolor: white String of Tears Water and Light Recommendations Watering Needs Indoors: Instead of giving your succulents gradual sips of water throughout the week, give them a good soaking, to the point where water runs out the drainage holes at the bottom of the pot. Be sure to empty the water that runs into the saucer, succulents do not like to sit in water. Then let the soil dry out completely before watering again. Watering Needs Outdoors: In the Summer water your succulents every two weeks, by soaking them and letting them dry before watering again. In the Winter water your succulents once a month. Technical Information About This Plant Requires bright light for most of the day. Or constant dappled shade. Best to water every 2 weeks.