The Main Plant entry for Hoyas (Hoya)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Cactus/Succulent
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10a -1.1 °C (30 °F) to +1.7 °C (35 °F)
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots

Common names
  • Wax Plant

  • Posted by terrafirma (NE. FL. - Zone 9a) on Aug 24, 2014 10:10 AM concerning plant:
    An evergreen vine that must have a very rich, loose, well-drained soil. It has thick waxy leaves and tight clusters of small waxy flowers. Seems to bloom best when pot-bound. Don't prune out flowering wood. New blossom clusters appear from stumps of old ones.
Discussion Threads about this plant
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Photo credit by SRQHoyas Feb 9, 2015 5:10 PM 4
Lovely combination by Baja_Costero May 17, 2019 1:18 PM 3
Do you know the hoya species name? by ForTheWin May 27, 2020 1:57 PM 1
This is not Hoya 'Rebecca' by plantladylin Jan 18, 2021 1:50 PM 2

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