Ceropegia sandersonii, Parachute Plant, Umbrella Flower. Ceropegia hybrid 'Uranus'
Ceropegia hybrid 'Uranus'

Ceropegia sandersonii

Parachute Plant, Umbrella Flower
Family: Apocynaceae    (Formerly:Asclepiadaceae)
Subfamily: Asclepiadoideae
Origin: Mozambique to Natal
Vine or creeper plantSemi-shadeModerate waterOrnamental foliageUnusual color

This is one of the more striking specie of the genus. From fleshy, narrowly fusiform clustered roots, the robust climbing or twining stems bear thick fleshy leaves and the large showy flowers. Flowers can measure up to 10 cm. Light green to striped green white. Flowers appearing in succession from spring until autumn. Stems are twining up to a brighter position. Flowers appear on young stems.

In winter - light watering about once a month with warm water.

Ceropegia hybrid 'Uranus' - Hybrid between Ceropegia sandersonii x Ceropegia radicans

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