String Of Hearts
Ceropegia linearis ssp. woodii
Also known as
Heart Vine, Hearts On A String, Hearts Entangled, Rosary Plant, Rosary Vine, Sweetheart Vine, Chain Of Hearts
Ceropegia woodii leaves and flowers by Céropégia (CC BY-SA 3.0)
5 years to reach maturity
This plant has no fragrance
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String Of Hearts Overview
Ceropegia linearis subsp. woodii, frequently listed as Ceropegia woodii - is a tuberous, evergreen perennial species that produces long, trailing shoots bearing heart-shaped succulent leaves. Commonly known by the name String of Hearts, they tend to be green in colour, patterned with silvery-grey and purple on the underside. Flowers are lantern-shaped and pink-purple in colour; they measure approximately 2cm in length. This species is a very popular houseplant due to its delicate foliage. This plant looks amazing in a hanging basket; allow the leaves to cascade over the edges for a spectacular visual.
String Of Hearts Companion Plants
Plant with other succulent species that have a similar climatic requirement.
How to harvest String Of Hearts
Generally not harvested.
How to propagate String Of Hearts
Take leaf cuttings or stem segments.
Sow seed at 19-24C (66-75F) in early spring.
Special features of String Of Hearts
Attractive foliage plant
Succulent leaves serve as water storage organs.
Good container plants, place in semi-shaded position and ensure good drainage for best results. Often grown inside as a houseplant, but requires good levels of sunlight.
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