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PlantFiles: 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

3 vendors have this plant for sale.

31 members have or want this plant for trade.

Vines and Climbers

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

3-6 in. (7-15 cm)

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Light Shade


Bloom Color:

Bloom Time:
Blooms repeatedly


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:
Unknown - Tell us

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

Seed Collecting:
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds

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1 positive
No neutrals
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Gardeners' Notes:

Positive Ravens444 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.


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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