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mjsponies added a caption:Hoya Imperalis var Rauchii
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Nov 12, 2014 10:58 PM CST
Name: Vickie
southern Indiana (Zone 6b)
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This photo is gorgeous!
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Nov 13, 2014 4:20 AM CST
Name: mj
Central Florida
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Thank You Vickie, It's my favorite Hoya.
God gave us wings. He just called them horses
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Nov 13, 2014 11:54 AM CST
Name: Bev
Salem OR (Zone 8a)
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Nice drama!
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Nov 13, 2014 12:26 PM CST
Name: mj
Central Florida
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LOL...Yes it is a drama Queen !
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Nov 13, 2014 12:37 PM CST
Name: Dirt
(Zone 5b)
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oh yes--what a gorgeous hoya and what an outstanding photo of it!
great capture of the shiny, waxy color and form Thumbs up
Well done MJ
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Nov 13, 2014 2:42 PM CST
Name: mj
Central Florida
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Thank You dirtdorphins !
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Nov 14, 2014 6:01 AM CST
Name: Cinda
Indiana Zone 5b
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I would put this on my wall
Great photo. Thumbs up
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Nov 14, 2014 8:46 AM CST
Name: Asa
Wasatch Front - Utah
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Looks real-but-not-real. What a fantastic capture of really neat blossoms.
This is fun: The thread "Asa's former lawn...or (better) Dirt's current gardens" in Garden Photos forum

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Nov 14, 2014 9:26 AM CST
Name: Cinda
Indiana Zone 5b
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I agree
I think it is the shine , probably why they are called wax flowers.
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Eternity, only two.
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Nov 14, 2014 4:48 PM CST
Name: mj
Central Florida
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"Wax" flower is pretty descriptive of many of them. But there's alot of "fuzzy wuzzy's too !

Here's contrast in texture.

Hoya boutii

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Nov 14, 2014 5:01 PM CST
Name: Vickie
southern Indiana (Zone 6b)
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How cut and fuzzy!
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Nov 14, 2014 5:12 PM CST
Name: Bev
Salem OR (Zone 8a)
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Wow, MJ, those photos blew me away...from wax to fuzzy! Blinking
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Nov 14, 2014 7:51 PM CST
Name: mj
Central Florida
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Bev yes they can go from slick as a baby's butt to fuzzy as a bunny.
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Nov 14, 2014 8:02 PM CST
Name: Bev
Salem OR (Zone 8a)
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Gee, lucky us that we can see it all!
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