Curio radicans

Curio radicans
Curio radicans
Curio radicans

Common names: string of bananas (English). 
Botanical name: Curio radicans

Curio radicans, also known as string-of-bananas, is a versatile succulent that can serve as a ground cover or an overflowing hanging pot plant, making it a beautiful addition to any garden or balcony. This fast-growing plant, with its banana-shaped leaves and sweetly scented flower heads, is a common and widespread species in South Africa. It is drought tolerant and attracts a wide range of insects, including ants, with its sweet-smelling flowers. The plant is also used as a soil binder and is browsed by various animals. It is easy to grow and maintain, making it a great addition to any garden or balcony.

Uses & Benefits: food, indoor, pot plant

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Family: Asteraceae
Type: ground cover, succulent
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