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Pea Mesemb

Monilaria chrysoleuca

Also known as

String of Pearls

Full Sun
Moderate care


RHS hardiness


Minimum temperature


  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Pea Mesemb Overview

Monilaria chrysoleuca is an eye-catching succulent plant from the Aizoaceae family. It has unusual jointed stems that resemble a beaded necklace, and leaves that sparkle in sunlight. Commonly known by the names Pea Mesemb and String of Pearls.

Special features of Pea Mesemb

Drought resistant

Attractive flowers

Pot plant