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Hoya sp., Wax Flower

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 Hoya sp.
Family: Apocynaceae   (Formerly:Asclepiadaceae)
Subfamily: Asclepiadoideae
Wax Flower
Origin: Eastern Asia and Australia
Vine or creeperSemi-shadeModerate waterPink flowersWhite/off-white flowersOrnamental foliageRed/crimson/vinous flowersYellow/orange flowersFragrantUnknown name

Many species of hoya are popular houseplants in temperate areas, grown for their attractive foliage and strongly scented flowers.

Species and varieties:

Hoya archboldiana

Hoya australis

Hoya bella

Hoya bilobata

Hoya carnosa

Hoya carnosa Compacta

Hoya curtisii

Hoya kentiana

Hoya kerrii

Hoya lacunosa

Hoya multiflora

Hoya odorata

Hoya onychoides

Hoya pachyclada

Hoya pubicalyx


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Hoya sp., Wax Flower

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This Thailand species has a lovely light fragrance with a strong and vigorous growth habit similar to Hoya carnosa. The umbel of flowers is about 3" wide and boasts tiny maroon stars with white frosted edges. The leaves are dark green with silver white flecks and darker accented green veining. It's a strong grower that likes to ramble so provide support with a trellis or stake to help manage its wandering ways.
RECOMMENDED FERTILIZERS:
SUNSHINE Robusta - Rapid Growth Booster
Tropical Allure - Smart-Release Booster
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Grown in 6"/1 gal pot

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Hoya Retusa - Grass-leafed Hoya

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One of the most unique looking members of its family, Hoya Retusa has very flat and narrow foliage that makes it stand out! Its jumble of stick-like foliage has a delicate beauty unlike any other houseplant. When it blooms, Retusa puts on individual red centered blooms which is also non typical of the Hoya family which usually bloom in clusters. The hard-to-find, this unique and spectacular plant will quickly become the center of attention wherever you place it. First, And, if and when this houseplant blooms, it displayed individual flowers with red centers, unlike other Hoyas which bloom in clusters.
This plant likes bright indirect light and should be allowed to dry out between waterings.
Hoya retusa is native to India. The plant consists of long and thin vine-like stems. A large number of green, thin cylindrical leaves grow on the stems. A mature leaf is around 5 inches in length with a tiny heart-shaped crown at the top. Tiny white fragrant flowers with reddish coronas grow to beautify the plant throughout the months from spring to fall. The flowers are also full of nectar and can drip nectar!
This plant is perfectly suitable for both indoor and outdoor ornamentation. You can use it in a terrestrial pot or in a hanging basket. Additionally, with a little effort, you can even train it to climb on support.
RECOMMENDED FERTILIZERS:
SUNSHINE Robusta - Rapid Growth Booster
Tropical Allure - Smart-Release Booster
This item is certified for shipping to California.
California certification

Most of our plants are certified for shipping to California, however, certain plants are not certified. Please do not order not-certified plants to California addresses. These plants may be added to CA certification in the future; please contact us for more information.



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Grown in 4-6" pot

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