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General Plant Information (Edit)
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: Russet
Flower Time: Other: Blooms repeatedly
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Epiphytic


Growing Hoyas and Other TropicalsGrowing Hoyas and Other Tropicals
By AlohaHoya on November 13, 2013

There are different ways to grow hoyas and other tropical plants, and everyone has to find the way that works best for them. I'm going to share with you the way that works for me.

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Posted by plantladylin (Sebastian, Florida - Zone 10a) on Sep 19, 2011 3:49 PM

I find this Hoya an easy care plant. When grown in sun the foliage takes on a reddish tinge but if grown in bright shade the leaves remain green. I grow this plant in a chunky, fast draining potting medium consisting of orchid bark mix and potting soil, and I grow it on the dry side watering every other week. The blooms are small and very fragrant. This Hoya blooms for me throughout spring, summer and fall.

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