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Aug 18, 2016 9:03 AM CST
I picked up this mixed hoya about 2 months ago. When I brought it home, the pot weighed a ton, someone at the store had overwatered it so it was soggy. I had to basically wring out the water, and put it in another pot with some new soil, hoping it wouldn't rot....but yipee it seems happy!
I believe the one plant is Hoya Krimson Princess. Is there any way at this point to ID the other plant? Maybe I have to wait until it flowers?
Aug 18, 2016 1:15 PM CST
|You are correct, that is Hoya 'Krimson Princess.' Hoya 'Crimson Queen' has dark green leaves in the center with white edging (opposite of 'Princess'). She looks happy!|
Aug 18, 2016 3:18 PM CST
|Alyssa, I agree with Hamwild; your plant appears to be Krimson Princess Hoya (Hoya carnosa 'Rubra') Some years ago I had huge plants of both Krimson Princess and Krimson Queen Hoya (Hoya carnosa 'Tricolor') and over time they both reverted back to the solid green of the parent plant Wax Plant (Hoya carnosa)|
Yours is a beautiful plant and you should add that lovely photo to the database!
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Aug 18, 2016 5:12 PM CST
|Awesome! Thanks so much! The thought hadn't crossed my mind about reversion, but it makes sense. |
I don't mind either because I also have a smaller completely veriegated Princess so it's fun to see the progression of both plants.
Interesting...The Queen plant that I have, seems to favor white/pink leaves vs. the veriegated or solid green.