Lantern Flower (Ceropegia haygarthii)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Vine
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10a -1.1 °C (30 °F) to +1.7 °C (35 °F)
Plant Height: Trails or climbs 6 to 10 feet
Leaves: Semi-evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Other: Cream with maroon-purple flecks
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Pollinators: Flies
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots

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Location: at my houseDate: 2005-08-20Seussian?
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Date: 2007-10-27Photo courtesy of: Martin Heigan
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Date: 2008-12-25Photo courtesy of: Martin Heigan
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Date: 2007-10-20Photo courtesy of: Martin Heigan
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Untitled by Harleylover Jan 13, 2019 5:57 PM 3
Ceropegia! by Xeramtheum Aug 9, 2015 7:54 PM 2
Strangest looking plants thread by keithp2012 Mar 17, 2015 7:29 PM 97

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