String for Hearts or Ceropegia woodii has many common names, including chain of hearts, collar of hearts, rosary vine, hearts-on-a-string, sweetheart vine. A native of Africa it is a beautiful easy-care plant wIth beautiful trailing leaves. It's a very fast grower and with a little care, it will thrive in a small pot for years.
In its native habitat, String of hearts can be found growing up trees reaching lengths of 4m high before forming thicker roots as it matures. It will grow in almost any soil and light conditions making it ideal as a houseplant and its travelled around the world being cultivated into many forms.
It does produce tiny purple flowers although most keep this plant for its beautiful leaves.
These are cute small plants ready to hang, add to a shelf or as a pot plant and add instant impact.
Ceropegia woodii would make a great houseplant gift for friends or family - surprise them with rainforest style!
If you are giving Ceropegia woodii as a gift, make sure you include your message at the basket stage. We’ll deliver the houseplant along with a free, handwritten card - and we’ll leave out the paperwork with the price on!
As ever, if you’re looking to buy indoor plants online then here at Happy Houseplants we provide you not only with beautiful and interesting houseplants but we hope we also inspire you with our style! Soak up some of the rainforests every day in your home by buying wonderful houseplants from us!
Ceropegia woodii care level
This plant is easy care, great for beginners.
If you would like more information on caring for String of hearts, please have a look at our video here
Where should I put this plant?
likes a shady corner, it will also enjoy a sunny spot, so it’s not a fussy plant.
How should I water this plant?
Water when the top two inches of soil are dry, make sure you don’t overwater this plant.
Should I feed this plant?
Feed once a month in spring and summer with a liquid plant food. Why not try our own vegan, organic plant food?
Is this plant suitable if I have pets?
This plant is toxic to cats and dogs.
What size is this plant?
Our plants are supplied in a plastic nursery pot