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Hoya kentiana, Hoya wayettii, Wax Plant

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 Hoya kentiana, Hoya wayettii
Family: Apocynaceae   (Formerly:Asclepiadaceae)
Subfamily: Asclepiadoideae
Wax Plant
Origin: Philippines
Groundcover and low-growing 2ftVine or creeperShadeSemi-shadeRegular waterModerate waterPink flowersRed/crimson/vinous flowersAttracts butterflies, hummingbirds

It's a hoya best suitable for growing as a hanging plant. It has a thin light green stalk. The stringbean like leaves are very narrow, dark green and almost "bent" along the leaf. The size of the leaves are 3" to 5" long and 0.5" wide. The flowers are downy balls with reddish lilac backwards bend petals and darker corona. The flower stalk can become up to 1" to 2" long and the single flower stalk about 1". It is a very flowering Hoya. Care: Light placing and light soil. Keep it gently wet during the whole period of growth.

According to other sources, Hoya kentiana and Hoya wayettii are different plants.


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It's a hoya best suitable for growing as a hanging plant. The stringbean like leaves are very narrow, dark green and almost "bent" along the leaf.
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Grown in 6"/1 gal pot

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