Hoya (Hoya lacunosa) in the Hoyas Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: 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: Trails or climbs 3 to 4 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Wildlife Attractant: Other Beneficial Insects: Moths and ants
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Pollinators: Moths and Butterflies
Various insects
Containers: Suitable for hanging baskets
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Epiphytic

Macro shot of very fragrant lacunosa bloom.

Posted by plantladylin (Sebastian, Florida - Zone 10a) on Sep 19, 2011 3:56 PM

One of my favorite Hoyas for fragrance. The little white blooms smell really wonderful!

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