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String of Hearts (Variegated)

String of Hearts (Variegated)



With simply gorgeous heart-shaped, patterned leaves, the string of hearts plant has stolen our hearts. These aren't not just for Valentine’s day any day of the year.


Originally from


South Africa


Other names


Ceropegia woodii

Rosary Vine



The string of hearts is a semi-succulent plant, which means it is more tolerant of dry soil than wet soil and is prone to rotting in wet soil. You should water it sparingly, if in doubt. You can always add more water.


You can confidently allow the soil to dry out completely between waterings. This plant goes dormant in Autumn and Winter and therefore needs less watering. The soil should be lightly moist in spring and summer.


Light conditions required


Keep your string of hearts in bright light, with some direct sun (but not all day) for the best colour and plenty of leaves.


If you notice large spaces between leaves, the chances are the plant is not getting enough light.




The main attraction of this plant is the beautifully-shaped leaves and the gorgeous pattern on its trailing leaves, but it does also produce small purple flowers in the spring/summer.

  • Returns & Insurance

    In the event an item is damaged during shipment, a return or replacement will be offered. During this return process the customer will be required to submit pictures of the damaged item for review.

    There is a five day "New Home" adjustment period is standard with all plant purchases. This period begins at the time of purchase and covers plants that have received "reasonable" care. Accidental death, heat damage, over watering, under watering, etc is not covered.