A firm favourite - Ceropegia woodii.
This trailing semi-succulent vine, with their heart shaped leaves have a lovely lace pattern that grow in opposite pairs along a trailing vine. The pinkish-purple undersides of the leaves and stems add a gorgeous hue.
Also known as String or Chain of Hearts, Ceropegia woodii is not truly a succulent, but it does store water in its stems and plant care is very similar to that of a succulent. String of Hearts is extremely easy to look after and very tolerant of neglect. It is a perfect plant to pop in a pot on a high shelf or ledge.
Light: Bright light, including some direct early morning or evening sunlight, will enhance the colour.
Water: Drought tolerant, but for best results keep the soil lightly moist. Water sparingly in winter. Do not over-water.
Temperature: Normal room temperature anywhere between 18-24°C. Protect from draughts.
Humidity: Will enjoy raised humidity levels but most of the time they are happy in normal household conditions.
Feed: A weak solution of balanced fertiliser once a month during summer.
Care Tips: Trim back some of the vines if they become too straggly (perfect to include in your floral designs!!)
Height and Growth Rate: Trailing stems up to 2 meters. Relatively fast growing.
Toxicity: Not known to be toxic, however keep away from animals to be on the safe side.
Origin: Southwest Africa.
Pot: 10cm diameter
Please note: We will gently coil the vine for delivery. Upon receipt, uncoil and gently tease the stems apart.