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Hoya wayetii, Hoya kentiana, Wax Plant

Hoya wayetii, Hoya kentiana

Wax Plant
Family: Apocynaceae    (Formerly:Asclepiadaceae)
Subfamily: Asclepiadoideae
Origin: Philippines
Groundcover and low-growing 2ftVine or creeperShadeSemi-shadeRegular waterModerate waterPink flowersRed, crimson, vinous flowersAttracts butterflies, hummingbirds
Hoya wayetii, also known as Wax Plant, is a beautiful, low-growing, evergreen vine native to the Philippines. It's a hoya best suitable for growing as a hanging plant. This species has reddish-crimson, vinous-colored flowers with slightly darker inner coronas. The blooms are attractive to butterflies and hummingbirds. Growing in USDA Zone 9-11, Hoya wayetii prefers moderate levels of water and shade or semi-shade. It prefers light-well drained soil, and must be kept gently moist throughout growth. If attempting to grow your Hoya wayetii in a pot in a cold region, keeping the pot in a warm room during winter and transplanting the vine in the spring is advised. With good care and adequate environment, this fast growing beauty will reward you with its long-lasting, pinkish-red blooms. According to some sources, Hoya kentiana and Hoya wayettii are different plant species.

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Long, thin chartreuse and cream-colored leaves with green, and a little pink, accents help this Hoya stand out. The unique leaf markings provide depth and look stunning as the vines begin to trail. The new foliage of this Stringbean Hoya look alike are touched in pinks and near reds and mature to a nice medium yellow to cream and green with a dark outline on each narrow leaf. The stringbean-like leaves are very narrow, dark green and almost

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