Ceropegia sandersonii/ parachute plant
Origin: Native to South Africa.
Common Name(s): Parachute Plant, Umbrella Plant, Lantern Flower
Latin Name: Ceropegia sandersonii
General Care: Ceropegia sandersonii is a unique trailing succulent that requires well-draining soil and moderate watering. It prefers bright, indirect light and can be grown indoors or outdoors in warm climates.
Growing Period: Ceropegia sandersonii can reach a length of 12-24 inches, with its distinct "parachute" or "umbrella" shaped flowers appearing during the growing season.
Soil Recommendations: Well-draining soil is essential for this plant's health. Use a mixture of cactus or succulent soil with added perlite or coarse sand to enhance drainage.
Hardiness Zones: Ceropegia sandersonii is typically grown indoors and can tolerate a range of temperatures. It is suitable for zones 9-11 if grown outdoors.
Light Needs: Bright, indirect light is ideal for this succulent. Avoid exposing it to direct sunlight for extended periods, as it may scorch the leaves.
Pet Safety: Ceropegia sandersonii is generally non-toxic to pets, but it's always best to keep curious pets away from the plant.
You will receive a similar plant in color and size shipped semi-bare root for pots larger than 2.5. Please consider ordering a heat pack if your sustained temperatures are below 38 degrees.