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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

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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Hoya wayettii (kentiana) variegata - Stringbean Hoya

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 "bent" along the leaf. This variegated form of Hoya wayetii is a vigorous, yet dainty, and easy to grow Waxflower that creates a tight mat of fine stems and dense foliage that is perfectly suited to spilling from containers and hanging baskets on warm shaded patios and porches. The dense low growth of Hoya wayetii should lend it to use as a groundcover beneath larger plants with similar growing requirements.
It's a hoya best suitable for growing as a hanging plant.

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Grown in
6"/1 gal pot
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$27.95