Variegated String of Hearts or Ceropegia woodii or Ceropegia linearis sub sp. woodii has many common names, including hearts on a string, chain of hearts, the collar of hearts, a string of hearts, rosary vine, and sweetheart vine. A native of Africa, it is a beautiful, easy-care plant wIth beautiful trailing leaves. It's a very fast grower; with some care, it will thrive in a small pot for years.
In its native habitat, String of Hearts can grow 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 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 or hearts on a string would make a great houseplant gift for friends or family - surprise them with rainforest style!
If you are giving Ceropegia woodii as a gift, ensure you include your message at the basket stage. We’ll deliver the houseplant and a free, handwritten card - and we’ll leave out the paperwork with the price on!
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How to care for Ceropegia linearis sub sp. woodii?
This plant is easy to care for and great for beginners.
If you would like more information on caring for Ceropegia woodii, please have a look at our video here
Where should I put hearts on a string?
It likes a shady corner and will enjoy a sunny spot, so it’s not a fussy plant.
How should I water hearts on a string 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 liquid plant food. Why not try our vegan, organic plant food?
Is this plant suitable if I have pets?
What size is this plant?
W9cm x H15cm
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