The genus Ceropegia includes about 155 species that are not easy to identify. C. woodii is the one most commonly grown as a house plant. C. stapeliaeformis is a liana with a very fleshyup to 1.5 m (59 in) long. The are small and scalelike; they soon drop, leaving the bare. The fascinating may be up to 6 cm (2.5 in) long and are usually borne in clusters of four.
Grow the plant in a mixture of humus,mould and sand. It requires a light, warm and well ventilated . In summer water liberally, in winter sparingly, in accordance with the temperature. Propagate by means of the creeping or trailing stems, which readily when they come in contact with the .