Wax Plant (Hoya brevialata) in the Hoyas Database

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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
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Containers: Suitable for hanging baskets
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Prefers to be under-potted
Miscellaneous: Epiphytic


Posted by plantladylin (Sebastian, Florida - Zone 10a) on Sep 19, 2011 3:50 PM

I lost this Hoya to winter freezes but loved the pretty, fragrant blooms!

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Any Hoya enthusiasts here? by flagardener May 1, 2017 1:35 PM 27
Change to the plant name's display for certain genera by dave May 8, 2014 3:00 PM 21
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Touching base with local orchid sellers by boojum Aug 6, 2011 7:52 PM 8
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