Lantern Flower

Care advice

Watering guidelines During summer the soil should be kept moist, while during winter it just should not dry up completely.
Fertilizer suggestions Use Succulent fertilizer (e.g. N3-P6-K12).
Mist requirements Mist every 3 days during summer
Light preferences Prefers bright light but not direct sun
Temperature preference Prefers warm summer (average around 20 °C) and cold winter (average under 15 °C) climates.
pH range 6.1 - 7.5
Acidity preference loves neutral pH conditions
Toxicity poisonous


Climate humid subtropical



Other common names Parasol Flower, Parachute Flower, Bushman’s Pipe, String of Hearts, Snake Creeper, Wine-Glass Vine, Rosary Vine, Necklace Vine.
Family Apocynaceae


Growth form vine - climbing plant
Hardiness USDA 11 (plant tolerates a minimum temperature of 4°C)
Flowering true
Flower color
  • green
  • pale pink
  • pink
  • purple
  • red
  • white
  • black
Leaf color
  • cream
  • green
  • rose