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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Cactus/Succulent
Vine
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Wet Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10a -1.1 °C (30 °F) to +1.7 °C (35 °F)
Plant Height: Climbs and twines 6 to 12 feet or more
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Mauve
Pink
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Wildlife Attractant: Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable for hanging baskets
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Epiphytic

Photo taken through the kitchen window.

Comments:
Posted by plantladylin (Sebastian, Florida - Zone 10a) on Dec 5, 2011 10:10 PM

This has been by far one of the easiest Hoyas for me. I received a cutting in a co-op in 2008 and it rooted quickly and the vine seemed to take off. The foliage takes on a red tinge when grown in a lot of sun.

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