Added by on 2017-12-29

This trailing houseplant is durable, easy as can be & the care is similar to a fleshy succulent but it shares the same family with another plant I love, the Hoya. They are both considered to be a succulent vine. The botanic moniker is Ceropegia woodii but it also goes by Rosary Vine or Chain Of Hearts. Get more String Of Hearts care tips & see pics here: http://www.joyusgarden.com/string-of-hearts-or-rosary-vine/ Hoya Care Tips: http://www.joyusgarden.com/the-beloved-hoyas-care-and-repotting-tips/ String Of Pearls Care Tips: http://www.joyusgarden.com/string-of-pearls-this-fascinating-beauty-makes-a-great-houseplant/ ———————————————————————————————————— MY BUSINESS: JOY US GARDEN This is where I share all things gardening & creating. Let’s get out in the garden & make the world a beautiful place! YOU CAN CHECK IT OUT AT: http://www.joyusgarden.com SIGN UP FOR MY MONTHLY NEWSLETTER SO YOU GET THE GOOD STUFF: http://www.joyusgarden.com/newsletter/ SOCIAL MEDIA MADNESS Connect With Me At: Twitter: https://twitter.com/JoyUsGarden Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/JoyUsGarden https://www.facebook.com/nell.foster Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/JoyUsGarden/ Google+: https://plus.google.com/+NellFosterjoyusgarden/posts ———————————————————————————————————— Oh sweet little String Of Hearts, many people think you’re a succulent but you aren’t. This unusual beauty with heart-shaped foliage, hence the name, came with me when I moved from Santa Barbara to Tucson. In the 4 months that I’ve lived here, this plant (which hangs in my pink grapefruit tree) has grown like the dickens. The trails were all about about 12″ long & now the longest are 43″. I’ve fast discovered that Rosary Vine loves the heat! Although a healthy String Of Hearts has a lot of foliage on many stems, it’s not a full & bushy vine. It stays on the wispy side but this, along with the flowers, are a big part of its appeal. Mine got hopelessly tangled on the 9 hour “car crammed full of plants drive” to my new home & that way it’ll stay. Tangles & all, it’s doing just fine. There are 2 reasons why […]

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5 Comments

  • Sheetal Kumar 1 month ago

    Hey!
    Mrs Nell… I love your videos. I try to catch up on most of your videos.they are so much fun and educative..

  • EddieBud420 1 month ago

    Would you recommend growing them on a totem pole since I feel like in the wild they grow up like other viney plants.

  • Desert Plants of Avalon 1 month ago

    Your String of Hearts plant is absolutely BEAUTIFUL 🙂 I haven't got one of these but its definitely one for my future to buy plant wish list 🙂 thanks a million for sharing Nell and sending you heaps of love and happy growing from right across the Emerald Isle to Arizona for a WONDERFUL day ahead XXXX <3

  • dollar store couture 1 month ago

    Lovely! I just got my variegated string of hearts today! Can't wait to see how you incorporate all three "string of" plants together. Can you do a whole video on mealy bugs, if you haven't already? Like, treatments and such? Beyond the alcoh

  • Mspoor70 1 month ago

    Great info, thanks. Going to have to move mine to a brighter position.