plant does best in at least 4 hours of direct sunlight a day, but also can be
grown in bright indirect or curtain-filtered sunlight. Water freely during
flowering but allow the soil to become almost dry between waterings when the
plants are resting. Fertilize every 2 months in spring and summer.
Do not remove the leafless spurs or stubs, on which new flowers appear every year.
to Eastern Asia and Australia.
Clusters of attractive, star shaped, pink-white blossoms are produced in summer.
|Hoya cinnamomifolia||Big plant.||Originates
from the island of Java.
Dark green leaves with lighter visible veins. Often there is only one leaf developed at each node.
The flowers are flat with lime corolla and dark red corona. Among the most beautiful flowers of all Hoyas.
||A small hoya best grown hanging.||The
leaves are thick, dark green with darker edges and the underside is lighter
The corolla is pink and the corona is yellow with a red center.
The flowers last about 5 days and there are 10-15 flowers in an umbel.
Little nectar, the caramel like fragrance.
|Hoya diptera||A climbing/twining hoya, also suitable as a hanging plant.||Comes
from the Fiji Islands.
Clusters of bright yellow flowers.
Light green oval leaves.
No nectar, light fresh fragrance.
|Hoya macgillirrayi||A twining hoya that needs lots of light to flower. Needs help to stay on its support. New vines break easily.||Comes
from north/east Australia.
Big, dark green, thick leaves without any spots and the center vein is very prominent.
The flowers are almost black in colour.
|Hoya sp thai 3|
|Hoya thomsonii||Likes to be grown in a cool place.||Comes from India. Very hairy, dark green leaves with a lot of silver spots. Bright white corolla and off-white corona of the flowers.|
|Hoya villosa (globulosa)||
||Likes a lot of light and humidity. Hard to bring to flower.||Comes
Long, light green leaves with darker veins.
Flowers crème/light yellow in color.
||Easy to grow.||Comes
Pointed narrow leaves with brown edges.
Flowers are fuzzy ball-shaped and have a light, sweet fragrance. Maroon/purple with darker flowers in the center. Has a lot of nectar.
white with pink corona.