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Umbrella Flower in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Ceropegia hybrid 'Sandersonii'

 

Umbrella Flower

Evergreen or Semi-Evergreen, climbing/trailing plant with unusual green parachute like flowers.

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plant Features
  • Umbrella Flower likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Umbrella Flower likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

  • Umbrella Flower is a little frost hardy: 32f (0°c)

    A little frost hardy: 32F (0°C)

  • Umbrella Flower likes free draining

    Free draining

 
plant information

Common name

Umbrella Flower

Latin name

Ceropegia hybrid 'Sandersonii'

type

Perennial

family

Apocynaceae

ph

6.0 - 7.5 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Umbrella Flower likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Frost

    Umbrella Flower is a little frost hardy: 32f (0°c)

    A little frost hardy: 32F (0°C)

  • Soil

    Umbrella Flower likes free draining

    Free draining

  • Water

    Umbrella Flower likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

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full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Umbrella Flower is 0.50meters x 1.50meters 0.50 M 1.50 M

Ceropegia hybrid 'Sandersonii'

Evergreen or Semi-Evergreen, climbing/trailing plant with unusual green parachute like flowers.


Flowering Season

From Early Summer TO Late Summer

Unusual green parachute like flowers in th summer.

 

Planting

From Late Spring TO Early Autumn

This is best grown in a very sheltered place, probably do best in pots so they can be brought inside through the winter and put outside again when all sign of frost has passed.

 

Propagation by seed

From Early Spring TO Late Spring

In early spring sow seed in a mixture of peat, leaf mould, friable soil and sand, under glass and out of direct sunlight.

 

Propagation by cuttings

From Mid Spring TO Early Summer

Take soft wood cuttings in spring to early summer. Cleanly cut up to a 10 cm long stems, remove lower leaves and pinch the tip out, dip the stem into rooting hormone, fill a container/pot with suitable compost, make holes around the edge of it and plant the cuttings, water in well, cover with a polythene bag and place somewhere warm, lake the bag off twice a week to air the cuttings. Keep the cuttings moist until well rooted.Harden off when well rooted and pot on into individual pots increasing the airing to let the leaves to develop. Remove rotten, dying or dead cuttings regularly.

 
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