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String of Needles

Ceropegia linearis

Full Sun
Light watering

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Ceropegia linearis, Jardin Botanique de Montréal
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String of Needles Overview

Ceropegia linearis is a succulent perennial plant from the Apocynaceae family. It has a climbing or trailing habit, forming thin, succulent, needle-like leaves on long stems. These can reach 2m in length Commonly known by the name String of Needles, this unusual succulent is native to southern parts of Africa and grown outside this area as a houseplant.

Special features of String of Needles

Attractive leaves