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Ceropegia sandersonii

Fountain flower

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Features

  • BloomsJune to October
  • Height0.5m to 1.5m
  • Spread0.2m to 0.5m
  • Growth HabitClimbing
  • Flower ColourGreen
  • Leaf ColourDark green

Description

Ceropegia sandersonii (Fountain flower). A slender, twining climbing evergreen succulent with fleshy, heart-shaped to ovate leaves. Bears single funnel-shaped, white and green mottled flowers. Flowers resembles a funnel. The plant can reach a height of 1.5m.

Characteristics

Perennial, Evergreen, Succulent

Other common names

Parachute plant

Origin

South Africa

Interest and use

Grown for their unusual flowers.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Humus-rich
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

They are frost tender with min 7-11C, and will need partial shade with very well drained soil.

Propagation

Propagate from seed, cuttings or stem tubers.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Mealy bugs.

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