String of Hearts
Ceropegia woodii 'Variegata'

Family: Asclepiadaceae (ass-kle-pee-ad-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Ceropegia (seer-oh-PEEJ-ee-uh) (Info)
Species: woodii (WOOD-ee-eye) (Info)
Cultivar: Variegata

Category:

Perennials

Vines and Climbers

Height:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:

3-6 in. (7-15 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:

Light Shade

Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

Cream/Tan

Bloom Time:

Blooms repeatedly

Foliage:

Evergreen

Other details:

This plant is suitable for growing indoors

Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:

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Propagation Methods:

By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

Seed Collecting:

Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Mission Viejo, California

Santa Barbara, California

Deland, Florida

Naples, Florida

Mineral Bluff, Georgia

Hudsonville, Michigan

Roanoke, Texas

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Gardeners' Notes:

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On Jan 23, 2010, Ravens444 from Mission Viejo, CA (Zone 9b) wrote:

I have this plant outdoors in Mission Viejo, CA. zone 9B on a patio. It is in a somewhat protected area. It has survived light frost.