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Varigated Cupid Peperomia

Peperomia scandens 'Variegata'

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Partial Shade
Easy care
Light watering


USDA zone


Minimum temperature

Expected size








10 years to reach maturity


  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

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Varigated Cupid Peperomia Overview

Peperomia scandens 'Variegata' is an evergreen perennial plant from the Piperaceae family. It is commonly known by the name Varigated Cupid Peperomia. This tender, trailing plant has heart-shaped, light green leaves which may be edged with yellow margins. It doesn't typically exceed 20cm in height. The leaves measure around 6cm in length and are the main reason for growing. Small green flowers may be produced in the summer. This plant grows best in well-draining soil and full sun to partial shade.

Common problems with Varigated Cupid Peperomia

Generally pest & disease free.

    How to harvest Varigated Cupid Peperomia

    Generally not harvested.

    How to propagate Varigated Cupid Peperomia


    Take tip, leaf or stem cuttings in either Spring or Autumn.

    Special features of Varigated Cupid Peperomia

    Attractive leaves

    Indoor plant

    Some varieties of Peperomia make good hanging plant specimens and nice additions as small bathroom plants.

    Pot plant


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