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Vining Peperomia Peperomia serpens

Previously known as:

  • Peperomia scandens
Phonetic Spelling
pep-er-ROH-mee-uh SUR-penz
Description

A trailing plant from tropical South and Central America with heart-shaped leaves.

See this plant in the following landscape:
Cultivars / Varieties:
  • 'Variegata'
    White margins on leaves
'Variegata'
Tags:
#evergreen#houseplant#drought tolerant#perennial#easy to grow#epiphytic#hanging baskets#well-drained soil#herbaceous perennial#groundcover#humidity tolerant#non-toxic for horses#non-toxic for dogs#non-toxic for cats#tropical
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
  • 'Variegata'
    White margins on leaves
'Variegata'
Tags:
#evergreen#houseplant#drought tolerant#perennial#easy to grow#epiphytic#hanging baskets#well-drained soil#herbaceous perennial#groundcover#humidity tolerant#non-toxic for horses#non-toxic for dogs#non-toxic for cats#tropical
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Peperomia
    Species:
    serpens
    Family:
    Piperaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Perennial
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    Tropical Americas
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Epiphyte
    Herbaceous Perennial
    Houseplant
    Woody Plant Leaf Characteristics:
    Broadleaf Evergreen
    Habit/Form:
    Creeping
    Spreading
    Maintenance:
    Low
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Dappled Sunlight (Shade through upper canopy all day)
    Partial Shade (Direct sunlight only part of the day, 2-6 hours)
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
  • Leaves:
    Woody Plant Leaf Characteristics:
    Broadleaf Evergreen
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Leaf Shape:
    Cordate
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Location:
    Hanging Baskets
    Houseplants
    Resistance To Challenges:
    Drought
    Humidity