Ceropegia sandersonii - Parachute PlantRegular price $33.00
Waxy, thick, dark green leaves with matching stems that love to climb. This succulent like plant can have sparse leaf coverage but the vines love to climb and they produce unusual parachute shaped flowers up to 8cm long hence the common name. Prized for their size, these flowers serve as a biological fly-traps for the plant’s pollination in the wild.
Current Pot Size: 100mm
Synonyms: Umbrella Flower, Ceropegia monteiroi, Climbing chandelier plant, Candlestick plant.
Origin: South Africa
Light: Part sun to filtered light, Category 2-3 (please see our blog on plant light requirements)
Soil: Well draining, moisture retaining - Succulent mix (please see our blog on soil requirements)
Fertiliser: As directed on your fertiliser of choice. Fortnightly or monthly during the growing season (please see our blog on plant food)
Watering: Don't over water, being a succulent these like dry spells between watering
Maintenance: Water less frequently during the winter months. Fertilise one blooms start to emerge.
Transport Risk: Medium - a few leaves may fall of in transit