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Hoya odorata, Wax plant

Hoya odorata

Wax plant
Family: Apocynaceae   (Formerly:Asclepiadaceae)
Subfamily: Asclepiadoideae
Origin: Philippines
Groundcover and low-growing 2ftVine or creeperFull sunSemi-shadeEpiphyteRegular waterWhite/off-white flowersFragrantAttracts butterflies, hummingbirds

The leaves are thin and beautifully copper colored when young and the stems tend to have an upright habit until they begin to flex as they grow longer. Flowers are wonderfully fragrant, have a crisp, clean, waxy appearance. Fragrance is somewhat citrus-like but sweet. Unusually for Hoyas, the flowers seem to be very seasonal, forming in the autumn. This plant has moderate to slow growth.


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Hoya odorata - Fragrant Hoya

Flowers are wonderfully fragrant, have a crisp, clean, waxy appearance. Fragrance is somewhat citrus-like but sweet. The leaves are thin and beautifully copper coloured when young and the stems tend to have an upright habit until they begin to flex as they grow longer.

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Grown in
4-6" pot