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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10b +1.7 °C (35 °F) to +4.4 °C (40 °F)
Plant Height: Twines and climbs 6 to 8 feet or more
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Bi-Color: Pink and yellow
Other: Umbels of 10 to 20 flowers with pale yellowish pink corolla and dark pink corona
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Containers: Suitable for hanging baskets
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Epiphytic


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Posted by SongofJoy (Clarksville, TN - Zone 6b) on Mar 17, 2012 5:10 AM

Slow growing species suited for baskets. Flowers are in small clusters of 2 to 4 and can be over 2 inches across. Leaves are large and succulent and form close together on the stems.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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black dots on hoya leaves by jessh Nov 14, 2020 12:36 PM 8
Hoya loyceandrewsiana? by Gina1960 Feb 23, 2020 4:49 PM 20
Just found some buds! by Gina1960 Aug 19, 2019 7:36 PM 76
who loves hoyas? by blueeyes May 9, 2021 7:13 AM 1,442

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