Ceropegia radicans
Ceropegia radicans
Ceropegia radicans
Ceropegia radicans
Ceropegia radicans
Ceropegia radicans
Ceropegia radicans
Ceropegia radicans
Ceropegia radicans
Ceropegia radicans
Ceropegia radicans
Ceropegia radicans
Ceropegia radicans

Ceropegia radicans, a native of the East Cape in South Africa, belongs to the Apocynaceae family. This slow-growing plant grows in a prostrate form or as a creeper serving as a good ground cover. The dark green leaves of the succulent are heart-shaped. Commonly known as the Lantern Flower, the plant’s unique feature is its eye-catching blooms. The white-colored lantern-shaped flower has a cage-like appearance with green and burgundy spots. They have a swollen tube at the base that splits into five lobes at the top to re-join at the tip. The plant grows only about 20 cm tall and needs partial shade for best growth.

Growth Rate
This is a slow-growing perennial plant.

Flowering
During Spring and summer, which are blooming seasons, the plant bears a cage-like flower on an inflorescence. It is white with green and purple spots.

Watering and Feeding
Not very demanding, the plant requires a medium level of watering. Water the plant at least thrice a week and ensure that the soil is dry between waterings. Reduce watering to once a week during winters.

Soil
The Ceropegia radicans requires a free-draining soil mix.

Hardiness
The hardiness zones of the Ceropegia radicans is 10a. It is slightly frost-hardy at the temperature ranging from 30 °F to 35 °F ( -1.1 °C to 1.7 °C).

Light
Offer this succulent medium sun exposure and partial shade.

Propagation
Stem cuttings and seeds are ideal for propagation.

This slow-growing, hardy vine is an excellent addition to your succulent addition. Get your Lantern Flower at the best prices from Planet Desert.

Bloom Season Laate spring, early fall
Botanical Name Ceropegia radicans
Common Name String of hearts plant
Dormancy Winter
Family Apocynaceae
Flower Color Pale pink, white
Genus Ceropegia
Growth Habit Hailing, trailing
Growth Rate Moderate
Hardiness Zone 10, 11, 12
Mature Size 6 ft. tall
Native Area Southern Africa
Plant Type Perennial succulent vine
Propagation By stem cuttings
Resistance Drought tolerant, pest resistant, heat tolerant, deer resistant
Soil PH 6.5, Acidic, Neutral
Soil Type specialized succulent potting mix
Special Features Easy to grow
Sun Exposure Full sun, partial shade
Toxicity Safe for humans, friendly to dogs, friendly to cats
Watering Needs Low

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Ceropegia radicans

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Please note: Our large plants are many years old, and as a result, they might have minor scaring but will arrive 100% healthy and looking great.

Please note: Our large plants are shipped bare root. They are also many years old, and as a result, they might have minor scaring but will arrive healthy and looking great.

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Ceropegia radicans, a native of the East Cape in South Africa, belongs to the Apocynaceae family. This slow-growing plant grows in a prostrate form or as a creeper serving as a good ground cover. The dark green leaves of the succulent are heart-shaped. Commonly known as the Lantern Flower, the plant’s unique feature is its eye-catching blooms. The white-colored lantern-shaped flower has a cage-like appearance with green and burgundy spots. They have a swollen tube at the base that splits into five lobes at the top to re-join at the tip. The plant grows only about 20 cm tall and needs partial shade for best growth.

Growth Rate
This is a slow-growing perennial plant.

Flowering
During Spring and summer, which are blooming seasons, the plant bears a cage-like flower on an inflorescence. It is white with green and purple spots.

Watering and Feeding
Not very demanding, the plant requires a medium level of watering. Water the plant at least thrice a week and ensure that the soil is dry between waterings. Reduce watering to once a week during winters.

Soil
The Ceropegia radicans requires a free-draining soil mix.

Hardiness
The hardiness zones of the Ceropegia radicans is 10a. It is slightly frost-hardy at the temperature ranging from 30 °F to 35 °F ( -1.1 °C to 1.7 °C).

Light
Offer this succulent medium sun exposure and partial shade.

Propagation
Stem cuttings and seeds are ideal for propagation.

This slow-growing, hardy vine is an excellent addition to your succulent addition. Get your Lantern Flower at the best prices from Planet Desert.

Bloom Season Laate spring, early fall
Botanical Name Ceropegia radicans
Common Name String of hearts plant
Dormancy Winter
Family Apocynaceae
Flower Color Pale pink, white
Genus Ceropegia
Growth Habit Hailing, trailing
Growth Rate Moderate
Hardiness Zone 10, 11, 12
Mature Size 6 ft. tall
Native Area Southern Africa
Plant Type Perennial succulent vine
Propagation By stem cuttings
Resistance Drought tolerant, pest resistant, heat tolerant, deer resistant
Soil PH 6.5, Acidic, Neutral
Soil Type specialized succulent potting mix
Special Features Easy to grow
Sun Exposure Full sun, partial shade
Toxicity Safe for humans, friendly to dogs, friendly to cats
Watering Needs Low

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