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Thumb of 2014-10-25/mjsponies/cf9eb9@mjsponies submitted this image in the Tropicals and Orchids category of the The 2014 All Things Plants Photo Contest.

mjsponies added a caption:Hoya Imperalis var Rauchii
Name: Vickie
Elberfeld, Indiana, USA (Zone 6b)
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blue23rose
Nov 12, 2014 10:58 PM CST
This photo is gorgeous!
Vickie
May all your weeds be wildflowers. ~Author Unknown
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Name: mj
Central Florida
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mjsponies
Nov 13, 2014 4:20 AM CST
Thank You Vickie, It's my favorite Hoya.
God gave us wings. He just called them horses
Name: Bev
Salem OR (Zone 8a)
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webesemps
Nov 13, 2014 11:54 AM CST
Nice drama!
Name: mj
Central Florida
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mjsponies
Nov 13, 2014 12:26 PM CST
LOL...Yes it is a drama Queen !
God gave us wings. He just called them horses
Name: Dirt
(Zone 5b)
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dirtdorphins
Nov 13, 2014 12:37 PM CST
oh yes--what a gorgeous hoya and what an outstanding photo of it!
great capture of the shiny, waxy color and form Thumbs up
Well done MJ
Name: mj
Central Florida
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mjsponies
Nov 13, 2014 2:42 PM CST
Thank You dirtdorphins !
God gave us wings. He just called them horses
Name: Cinda
Indiana Zone 5b
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gardengus
Nov 14, 2014 6:01 AM CST
I would put this on my wall
Great photo. Thumbs up
Keep believing ,hoping,and loving
all else is just existing.
Name: Asa

Bee Lover Garden Photography Region: Utah Garden Ideas: Master Level
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evermorelawnless
Nov 14, 2014 8:46 AM CST
Looks real-but-not-real. What a fantastic capture of really neat blossoms.
I share this blog with the unwashed cetacean - have a look! - http://garden.org/blogs/view/evermoredorphins
Name: Cinda
Indiana Zone 5b
Dances with Dirt
Native Plants and Wildflowers Critters Allowed Garden Procrastinator Herbs Vegetable Grower Plant Identifier
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gardengus
Nov 14, 2014 9:26 AM CST
I agree
I think it is the shine , probably why they are called wax flowers.
Keep believing ,hoping,and loving
all else is just existing.
Name: mj
Central Florida
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mjsponies
Nov 14, 2014 4:48 PM CST
"Wax" flower is pretty descriptive of many of them. But there's alot of "fuzzy wuzzy's too !

Here's contrast in texture.

Hoya boutii

Thumb of 2014-11-14/mjsponies/dc4c64

God gave us wings. He just called them horses
Name: Vickie
Elberfeld, Indiana, USA (Zone 6b)
Bee Lover Garden Photography Celebrating Gardening: 2015 Daylilies Plant Lover: Loves 'em all! Region: United States of America
Region: Indiana Garden Art Annuals Clematis Cottage Gardener Garden Ideas: Level 2
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blue23rose
Nov 14, 2014 5:01 PM CST
How cut and fuzzy!
Vickie
May all your weeds be wildflowers. ~Author Unknown
Name: Bev
Salem OR (Zone 8a)
Sempervivums Container Gardener Foliage Fan Garden Ideas: Master Level Photo Contest Winner: 2014
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webesemps
Nov 14, 2014 5:12 PM CST
Wow, MJ, those photos blew me away...from wax to fuzzy! Blinking
Name: mj
Central Florida
Butterflies Hummingbirder Keeps Horses Lover of wildlife (Black bear badge) Plant and/or Seed Trader Region: Florida
Garden Ideas: Level 1
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mjsponies
Nov 14, 2014 7:51 PM CST
Bev yes they can go from slick as a baby's butt to fuzzy as a bunny.
God gave us wings. He just called them horses
Name: Bev
Salem OR (Zone 8a)
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webesemps
Nov 14, 2014 8:02 PM CST
Gee, lucky us that we can see it all!

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