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Bushman's Pipe

Ceropegia ampliata

Also known as


Ceropegia ampliata by Christiaan Viljoen (

Full Sun
Moderate care


USDA zone


Minimum temperature


  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Bushman's Pipe Overview

Members of the genus Ceropegia are characterized by tubular flowers specially adapted for the temporary capture of insects for pollination purposes. The variety of structures and hairs, the coloration and the pollination strategies make this a fascinating group of plants. ZA Distribution: Eastern Cape, KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, Western Cape.

Special features of Bushman's Pipe

Drought resistant

Pot plant

Indoor plant