Now, I think everyone can guess why Hetty is known as a String of Hearts - on top of being shaped like miniature hearts, her stems, veins, and leaves have a pinkish hue. Not only that, but the happier she is, the pinker she gets - amazing right!


Formally named Ceropegia Woodii, Hetty is native to South Africa, Swaziland, and Zimbabwe, and will happily live outside even with the hot temperatures - in the UK she’s best left indoors! Her stems can grow very very long, so put her somewhere high and watch it trail!

Hetty, String of Hearts

  • Hetty prefers bright indirect light, without prolonged exposure to direct sun - a touch of morning sunlight however would be welcomed.

    If you’re not sure what level of light you have, check the shadows cast by your plant:

    • Minimal shadow = lower light
    • Half shadow = indirect light
    • Full shadow = direct sun

Plant care basics


Place your plants in a spot where they'll thrive & not just where they'll look good - you won't regret it!


Stick your finger 2 inches into your plants soil, and if it's dry give it a drink - if not, hold off on the water.


Plants get hungry too! In spring & summer feed your plants every 2-4 weeks! Back off during Autumn & Winter.

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