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Parachute Plant

English name:

Parachute Plant

Latin name:

Ceropegia Sandersonii

About me:

I am a tough succulent with large parachute-like flowers, hence my common name.

Useful to know:

Origin

I am native to South Africa and Mozambique.

Height/Growth

My stems can grow to 2m in length. I can climb or be left to trail from a basket.

Light

I like bright indirect light to part shade but no direct sunlight please.

Water

Water me every 7-10 days in spring and summer, leave my soil to dry during autumn and winter between waterings.

Temperature

Room temperatures of 16-24°C are perfect. I don't like cold draughts!

Feeding

A half strength fertiliser during spring and summer every few weeks will be enough for me.

Grooming

I don't need much in the way of grooming, jusy keep my leaves free of dust.

Toxicity

I am perfectly safe for pets and children.

Fact

I am a recipient of the RHS Award of Garden Merit in 2017, a mark of quality awarded since 1922.

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