8 Beautiful Types of String of Hearts Varieties

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Here are the most vivid and beautiful Types of String of Hearts you can grow! They are perfect for people who love trailing plants!

Types of String of Hearts

If you love trailing succulents, then you are definitely going to adore these stunning Types of String of Hearts!

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Best Types of String of Hearts

Ceropegia Woodii is known as String of Hearts, belongs to the family of Apocynaceae, and is native to Australia, Southern Asia, and Africa.

With delicate, slender vines, and heart-shaped foliage, they have cute names like Sweetheart Vine, Lantern Flower, Necklace Vine, and Rosary Vine. The plant displays fountain-like, waxy flowers of different kinds that love bright sunlight.

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Types of String of Hearts

1. String of Hearts


Botanical Name: Ceropegia woodii

The original String of Hearts is one that almost every succulent enthusiast has in their houseplant collection. With heart-shaped, tiny dark green leaves and silver mottling, they have a stunning contrast to the undersides and stems.

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2. Variegated String of Hearts

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Botanical Name: Ceropegia woodii variegata

With a similar shape and foliage to the regular Ceropegia Woodii, the plant displays green leaves with stunning cream and pink variations and silver markings.

3. String of Spades


Botanical Name: Ceropegia woodii ‘Heartless’

The string of Spades is also called Heartless, Mini Star, or Durban. It has bright green leaves with pink undersides and stems.

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4. String of Hearts Silver Glory

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Botanical Name: Ceropegia woodii ‘Silver Glory’


Its leaves are in the shape of apples instead of the classic heart shape. The strong and silver variegation covering most of the leaves with one slim line on the edges in dark green makes it look gorgeous in any backdrop.

5. Orange River


Botanical Name: Ceropegia woodii ‘Orange River’

Although you would not notice so much orange on the leaves, the plant is green and beautiful, as the name indicates. Put it under some stress and direct sunlight for a pronounced vivid hue.

6. String of Arrows

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Botanical Name: Ceropegia Woodii ‘String of Arrows’

The string of arrows is famous for its sharp leaves that look like triangles, not hearts. It features pretty emerald leaves with paler veins and brown or dark green stems.

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7. String of Needles


Botanical Name: Ceropegia linearis

The plant stands out with its needle-like foliage. The leaves can cause irritation if ingested so keep them out of reach of pets and children by growing them in hanging baskets.

8. String of Daggers

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Botanical Name: Ceropegia woodii ‘String of Daggers’

The string of Daggers has narrower leaves than the String of Spades. The markings on the leaves take a deep white hue when the plant is exposed to plenty of bright light.

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