New Guinea White Hoya (Hoya magnifica 'New Guinea White') 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
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

Posted by SongofJoy (Clarksville, TN - Zone 6b) on Mar 17, 2012 6:58 AM

May be one of the best hoyas available. Huge 6 to 7 inch, long-lasting flowers appear in very large clusters of up to 15 buds in summer. Flowers are waxy and almost appear to be plastic.

Growth is rapid with leaves up to 16 inches long. This robust grower is best trained on a trellis.

Will only flower well if in a heated/tropical environment but can also grow in cooler climates if protected.

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