Mermaid-tailed succulents exist and they're going viral for all the right reasons

Plant mums, rejoice!

Plant lovers will be thrilled to see succulents which resemble a mermaid tails exist and they're purely magical.

Not literally, but they're ridiculously pleasing to the eyes.

The plant which is called the crested Senecio vitalis is almost a hybrid of the succulent and cactus mix - therefore it grows outward instead of toward a light source like most plants do, according to Gardenia.

The gardening website also suggested that the unique-looking succulent generally grows between 1 to 2 feet high and can reach a total width of 3 to 5 feet, hence the mermaid-tail feature being adorned by garderners around the world.

Plus, the bluish-green color of the plan also gives off the ocean-like vibe, should you feel like sprucing up your indoor spaces.

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Like most succulents, it is a low-maintenance plant so plant mums don't need to stress to heavily over this beauty. It only requires a low water ratio, grows in sun or light shade and prefers sand or well-drained soil. 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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They can be found in all good gardening stores and also on Etsy.

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