Ceropegia haygarthii is an evergreen semi-tree, strong growth, braiding, succulent stem and with small oval leaves. The stems are climbing or dragging. They are also fleshy, green and covered with a glaucous bloom. They grow up to 10 feet (3 m) long and are 0.25 inches (6 mm) thick.
Flowers are up to 1.6 inches (4 cm) long and 1 inch (2.5 cm) in diameter. The tube is creamy and splashed with maroon-purple, swollen at the base, curved upward and expanded like a funnel.
Fortunately the Ceropegia Haygarthii flower has many common names that are much easier to remember. Some of them are Parasol Flower, Parachute Flower, Bushman’s Pipe, Heart Rope, Snake Vine, Wine Vine, Rosary Vine and Necklace Vine. 🙂
Ceropegia Haygarthii main features
Ceropegia species is attracting much attention from botanists, horticulturists, gardeners, and succulent plant enthusiasts. Numerous species are commercially available and grow as ornamental plants.
You can propagate the flower by seeds and cuttings (by inserting a plant into another), these flowers are quite easy to grow. It is suitable for climatic zones 10 and over. If you grow it outside make sure to plant it in an area that provides a little shade.
- Ceropegia is a genus of plants belonging to the Apocynaceae family, native to Africa, South Asia and Australia.
- There are between 160 and 200 species worldwide. You can widely find them in the Canary Islands, Africa, Madagascar, Arabia, India, Sri Lanka, southern China, Indonesia, the Philippines, New Guinea or Queensland.
- In 1753 Carl Linnaeus discovered this unusual flower and felt that flowers look like a wax source.
- In general this plant grows in the form of a vine. However there are some upright species that can be found in the Canary Islands.
- Among some species, such as Ceropegia woodii, the nodules swell and the roots expand similarly to form tubers below the soil surface.
- The leaves are simple and opposite, although they may be rudimentary or absent. Especially in certain succulent species, the leaves can also be thick and fleshy.
Ceropegia Haygarthii flower photos
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