The Latin name of the Chinese lantern plant is Ceropegia Woodii. However, its nickname is "String of Hearts," which you understand as soon as you see the plant. The leaves look just like all little hearts on the plant's strings. But then where does the name Chinese lantern plant come from? This particular hanging plant can bloom, and as soon as it does, little flowers appear that look like Chinese lanterns. An unusual, but above all incredibly beautiful plant to hang.
The Ceropegia Woodii is extremely easy to care for. He belongs to the succulent family. This means that it has special roots to store water. As a result, you hardly need to water it. In spring and summer you can give it a little splash every week, in winter a splash once every two or three weeks is enough. Do not water it until the soil has dried out completely. The location of the Chinese lantern plant is not complicated, it is happiest in a place with lots of daylight. However, Ceropegia woodii also survives well in the dark. Furthermore, the Ceropegia is non-toxic. Eventually, the little plant can grow strands over a meter long!
Upon delivery, the plants have a height of 20 to 30cm (measured incl. pot). The plants are delivered in pots with a diameter of 14cm.