Hearts And Flowers Plant, Hearts and Flowers (Aptenia cordifolia) is a fast growing, perennial succulent commonly used as a ground cover. This sprawling plant forms a dense mat that spreads in 3-foot wide clumps reaching a height of 6 to 12 inches.,
The most traditionally referenced heart-shaped flowers are called lamprocapnos spectabilis, or the bleeding heart flower. Bleeding hearts produce two symmetrical pink or fuchsia petals which arc outward and then come together at a point to form a heart shape.
The hibiscus tea is very popular and is known for its health benefits for the heart. Some studies show that the hibiscus flower is linked to low blood pressure and low cholesterol levels.03-Apr-2019
It is the sole species in the monotypic genus Lamprocapnos, but is still widely referenced under its old name Dicentra spectabilis (now listed as a synonym). It is valued in gardens and in floristry for its heart-shaped pink and white flowers, borne in spring.
Ice plant flowers grow in USDA plant hardiness zones 5-9 and will bloom for most of the summer and fall. Their foliage is mostly evergreen and, because of this, they make a great year-round ground cover. While the plant is evergreen, it will often have some dieback of foliage in the winter.08-Aug-2021
Also called Valentine plant, sweetheart hoya (Hoya kerrii) is a popular gift around Valentine's Day because of its heart-shape. You're most likely to see a single heart-shape in a cute little pot, but sweetheart hoya will eventually grow into a vine, covered in little green hearts.09-Feb-2021
Hearts and flowers plants are propagated from cuttings. Place the cuttings directly in the soil, either in a small pot or even in the flower bed right next to the original plant. They usually root themselves within a few weeks.27-Apr-2010
Water consistently. During the spring and summer, water once or twice a week. During the fall and winter when the plant is dormant, water every two weeks. Make sure the soil is dried out in between watering.24-Feb-2022
Hearts and Flowers (Aptenia cordifolia) is a fast growing, perennial succulent commonly used as a ground cover. This sprawling plant forms a dense mat that spreads in 3-foot wide clumps reaching a height of 6 to 12 inches.