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Hoya 'Ban Ngong Ngoy', Hoya 'Ban Ngong Ngoy'

Hoya 'Ban Ngong Ngoy'

Hoya 'Ban Ngong Ngoy'
Family: Apocynaceae    (Formerly:Asclepiadaceae)
Subfamily: Asclepiadoideae
Origin: Eastern Asia
USDA Zone: 9-11?
USDA Plant Hardiness MapVine or creeper plantSemi-shadeModerate waterRed, crimson, vinous flowersFragrant plant

Hoya 'Ban Ngong Ngoy', is a vine or creeper native to Eastern Asia, with gorgeous, red and crimson vinous flowers and a fragrant aroma. It is green and greyish-green in color, with silver and white flecks, along with darker green veining. This plant is a part of the Apocynaceae family and commonly called a wax plant, and flower of the plant are quite beautiful.

Hoya 'Ban Ngong Ngoy' thrives in a semi-shade environment where the temperatures are moderate. It requires moderate water, as over watering can lead to root rot, so be mindful of both temperature and water. These plants are usually grown in USDA Zone 9-11 and can be grown in pots in cold regions.

When caring for Hoya 'Ban Ngong Ngoy', it is best to prevent water from sitting on the leaves and crown of the plant for too long, as this could lead to pruning and stem rot. When planted in pots, it should be done in a well-draining soil, and the pot should be drained afterward. Fertilizer should be given bimonthly, so the plant receives the essential micronutrients and minerals it needs to stay healthy and vibrant.

Hoya 'Ban Ngong Ngoy' is a beautiful and unique plant that adds an interesting and unique look to any landscape. Its leaves and unique fragrant flowers make it worth growing, and with the right care, it can thrive in a variety of environments.


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Hoya Ban Ngong Ngoy

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 Fertilizer: SUNSHINE Robusta - Rapid Growth Booster
This item is certified for shipping to California.
Grown in
6"/1 gal pot
In stock
$29.95