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The Hoya plant is known for its thick leaves and characteristic shape. They are climbing and clambering, so they make a fascinating sight in any home. The Hoya plants are also known as “the Hindu rope” or “Wax plant”. They are wax-stemmed and produce beautiful flowers. Many people like to grow them in their home, balcony or garden.
These plants have been enjoyed for decades and are well-liked by many home gardeners. The porcelain or waxy blooms of the Hoys plant are arranged in wheel-like clusters. The flowers’ crowns are usually adorned with stars. The colours frequently emit a distinct and pleasant smell.
Botanical names: Eriostemma Gigas
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Water and allow to drain before watering again
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5) Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10a -1.1 °C (30 °F) to +1.7 °C (35 °F)
Plant Height: Climbs or trails 4 to 6 feet or more.
Flower Color: Other: Umbels 5 to 7 pinkish-red cup-shaped blooms.
Bloom Size: 2″-3″
Flower Time: Summer
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots
Note: Please check with us first if you wish to order a blooming plant as plant might not be in bloom.
$55.00 excl. GST