Chain Of Hearts Succulent

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Ceropegia Woodii is a popular houseplant worldwide and known internationally as “chain of hearts”, “string of hearts”, or “rosary vine” because its trailing branches resemble a string of beads. Its natural habitat may stretch southern Africa, mostly in the eastern and western cape.

Also known as string of heartscollar of heartsstring of heartsrosary vinehearts-on-a-string and sweetheart vine.

Description
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It is a lovely small houseplant appreciated for its heart-shaped leaves and trailing growth. The plant grows stems that are very long and wiry. They have leaves that are shaped like hearts or arrowheads with a silvery sheen on their upper sides.

The flowers can be purple or purplish-white and shaped like tubes have downwardly orientated hairs on the inside and hairs on the outside and at the edges of the lobes. Colours include reds, purples, yellows, greens, and mixtures of these. They produce abundant of flowers just after the rainy season.

How To Grow Chain of Hearts Plant

If there is a tuber forming on one of the stems,  remove it and place it on top of a new pot with the same fast-draining soil mixture you used for the mother plant. Once in contact with the soil, these tubercles will spring roots and propagate the plant.

Care Instructions For Chain of Heart Plant

This plant thrives in a well-drained sandy soil. They like low humidity and bright light. It’s best to keep it near a sunny spot in your room.

Lesser Known Facts

Among some species, such as Ceropegia woodii, the nodes swell, and the roots similarly expand to form tubers beneath the soil surface.this “traps” flies inside and won’t let them out until the fly is covered in pollen. Once that happens the hairs wither allowing the fly to leave and spread its pollen around.

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