Fish Tail Hoya (Hoya polyneura) in the Hoyas Database

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Plant Habit: Cactus/Succulent
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10a -1.1 °C (30 °F) to +1.7 °C (35 °F)
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Other: White to Pink with Red Corona
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots


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Posted by SongofJoy (Clarksville, TN - Zone 6b) on Mar 17, 2012 5:05 AM

A compact species suited for baskets. Flowers almost an inch across come in bunches of 10 to 15 hanging from the stem tips.

"Polyneura" is easily grown but should be cut back occasionally to thicken growth. Regular feeding is also required to create an attractive specimen.

Requires rain and frost protection in colder climates and may not flower if kept too cold.

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Posted by Zencat (West Valley City, Utah - Zone 7a) on Jul 12, 2012 8:59 PM

This plant has been outside in the shade of the house through 100º+ temps. It gets morning sun, then shade, then late afternoon sun. It's thriving.

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