Variegated String of Hearts
Ceropegia linearis ssp. woodii f. variegata
Also known as
Variegated Heart Vine, Variegated Hearts On A String, Variegated Hearts Entangled, Variegated Rosary Plant, Variegated Rosary Vine, Variegated Sweetheart Vine, Variegated Chain Of Hearts
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5 years to reach maturity
This plant has no fragrance
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Variegated String of Hearts Overview
Variegated String of Hearts, Ceropegia woodii f. variegata is a tuberous, evergreen perennial form that produces long, trailing shoots bearing heart-shaped succulent leaves. It is known by the names Variegated Heart Vine or Variegated String of Hearts, amongst other names. The leaves are silver-green in colour, patterned with white and pink, with purple on the underside. Flowers are lantern-shaped and pink-purple in colour, they measure approximately 2cm in length. This is a very popular houseplant due to its delicate heart-shaped foliage and attractive trailing habit. This plant looks amazing in a hanging basket, allow the leaves to cascade over the edges for a spectacular visual!
Variegated String of Hearts Companion Plants
Plant with other succulent species that have a similar climatic requirement.
How to harvest Variegated String of Hearts
Generally not harvested.
How to propagate Variegated String of Hearts
Take leaf cuttings or stem segments.
Sow seed at 19-24C (66-75F) in early spring.
Special features of Variegated 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.