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Name: Gina
Florida (Zone 9a)
Tropical plant collector 35 years
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Gina1960
Nov 11, 2020 8:49 PM CST
I just got a small rooted plant in a trade. I don;t know if it is pink or yellow. Anyone else growing this one?? Would love to see your blooms
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Name: Lin Vosbury
Sebastian, Florida (Zone 10a)

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plantladylin
Nov 12, 2020 7:18 AM CST
I've never grown Wax Plant (Hoya hanhiae) but I've seen photos at the Vermont Hoyas webpage of Doug Chamberlain. He has both the yellow and pink) and they are gorgeous: https://vermonthoyas.com/e-k/h...
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Name: Daisy I
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DaisyI
Nov 12, 2020 11:43 AM CST
Oh, those are pretty!
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wgriff46
Nov 14, 2020 8:41 AM CST
plantladylin said:I've never grown Wax Plant (Hoya hanhiae) but I've seen photos at the Vermont Hoyas webpage of Doug Chamberlain. He has both the yellow and pink) and they are gorgeous: https://vermonthoyas.com/e-k/h...


Wow, those are beautiful. Thanks Lin for the link to this site. You are an amazing source of information on Hoyas. Thank You!
Name: Lin Vosbury
Sebastian, Florida (Zone 10a)

Region: United States of America Region: Florida Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Million Pollinator Garden Challenge Garden Procrastinator
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plantladylin
Nov 14, 2020 10:01 AM CST
wgriff46 said:Wow, those are beautiful. Thanks Lin for the link to this site. You are an amazing source of information on Hoyas. Thank You!


You are very welcome! I knew Doug Chamberlain of Vermont Hoyas from another gardening website about 15 years ago. He's grown many different types of Hoyas over the years and is very generous in sharing his knowledge.

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Name: Gina
Florida (Zone 9a)
Tropical plant collector 35 years
Region: Florida Tropicals Aroids
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Gina1960
Nov 14, 2020 12:00 PM CST
I remember Doug. There was another guy....I can;t remember his name, he was on the old Gardenweb Hoya page and he was really knowledgeable. And of course Ted Green used to hob nob a bit back then too
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Name: Lin Vosbury
Sebastian, Florida (Zone 10a)

Region: United States of America Region: Florida Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Million Pollinator Garden Challenge Garden Procrastinator
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plantladylin
Nov 14, 2020 3:00 PM CST
We used to have a few really knowledgeable Hoya and Dischidia growers/sellers on these forums, AlohaHoya-Carol from Hawaii and a few Florida folks too, mjsponies (MJ), SRQHoyas (Joanie) and I recall a few others from cubits and the other gardening website, Mark, Antone, Doug, Gabby ... I learned a lot from many of them and I sure miss them sharing their advise and expertise. I guess with the growth of social media over the last 20 years, folks are scattered far and wide now.
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Name: Gina
Florida (Zone 9a)
Tropical plant collector 35 years
Region: Florida Tropicals Aroids
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Gina1960
Nov 14, 2020 3:07 PM CST
I remember Gabby, and I am pretty sure Mark is the one I am remembering above. I bought a lot of plants from Antone back in the day...he was the mounting king!
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Name: Lin Vosbury
Sebastian, Florida (Zone 10a)

Region: United States of America Region: Florida Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Million Pollinator Garden Challenge Garden Procrastinator
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plantladylin
Nov 14, 2020 3:31 PM CST
Gina, am I remembering correctly that Antone is the one who grew lots of mounted Dischidia?? Mark Randal is the one who published Stemma (from 2007, 2008 and 2009), a pdf magazine devoted to Hoya. Each year has 4 volumes (Winter, Spring, Summer, Autumn) and they contain some really great information. I haven't read them in years and need to go back and do so!
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Name: Gina
Florida (Zone 9a)
Tropical plant collector 35 years
Region: Florida Tropicals Aroids
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Gina1960
Nov 14, 2020 7:33 PM CST
YES Stemma! I read that. And yes Antone grew and sold a lot of mounted Dischidia and the more unusual hoya
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