Hoya Gigas

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.

Leaves: Evergreen

Flowers: Showy

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

Miscellaneous: Epiphytic

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

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