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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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Partial Shade
Moderate care
Light watering
Tender

H1c

RHS hardiness

5°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

10cm

Max

1m

5cm

Min

20cm

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

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A close up of a flowering Variegated String of Hearts, Ceropegia woodii f. variegata plant
A close up of some heart shaped Variegated String of Hearts, Ceropegia woodii f. variegata leaves on a houseplant
A close up of some heart shaped Variegated String of Hearts, Ceropegia woodii f. variegata leaves
A photo of Variegated String of Hearts
A photo of Variegated String of Hearts

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!

Common problems with Variegated String of Hearts

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

Cuttings

Take leaf cuttings or stem segments.

Seed

Sow seed at 19-24C (66-75F) in early spring.

Special features of Variegated String of Hearts

Attractive leaves

Attractive foliage plant

Drought resistant

Succulent leaves serve as water storage organs.

Pot plant

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.