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Care Guide

Hoya Care

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Meet Hoya

Hoya vines are wood-like and hoya leaves are waxy. Native to tropical Asia, these houseplants do well in warm weather.

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Light

Hoya plants do best and bloom more often in very bright light. They are one of the few indoor plants that can handle direct sun. Although hoya plants can adapt to lower light, they will grow slower and not produce their fragrant waxy flowers that are so beautiful.

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Pet Friendly

Yes

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Water

Hoyas are succulent plants so allow the soil to dry out quite a bit before watering. These plants do thrive on neglect but need additional water when in bloom.

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Humidity

Medium

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Temperature

Hoya plants can adapt to almost any moderate temperature, but prefer 60°-65° F at night and 70°-80° F during the day.

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Difficult Level

Easy

   Common Problems Q&A

 Why is my plant experiencing leaf-drop & blackening of leaves?

This is likely due to poor water drainage or temperatures that are too cool for your plant. 

Why are my leaves wrinkling?

This is generally a sign that your plant is lacking water. If you notice wrinkling simply water your plant and maintain a consistent watering schedule.

Why are my leaves lacking color?

This is likely due to insufficient light. In order to produce bright colored leaves and flowers Hoya plants need bright light. Try placing your Hoya in an area where it will receive bright light.

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Hoya Carnosa 'Tricolor' - House Plant Shop
Hoya Carnosa 'Tricolor' - House Plant Shop
Hoya Carnosa 'Tricolor' - House Plant Shop

Hoya Carnosa 'Tricolor'

$19.99
  • Botanical Name: Hoya carnosa 'tricolor'
  • Common Name(s): Tricolor, Porcelain Flower, Wax Plant, Honey Plant
  • Description: Remind yourself how spectacular you are by surrounding yourself with the beautiful, leafy vines of a Hoya Tricolor. The indoor vines of this plant love to change color according to how much light they receive. Turning pink is this houseplant’s way of showing you how well you are caring for it. The brighter the indirect light, the more pink variegation these plants may produce. Just remember to keep them away from direct sunlight.

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Hoya Carnosa - House Plant Shop
Hoya Carnosa - House Plant Shop
Hoya Carnosa - House Plant Shop
Hoya Carnosa - House Plant Shop
Hoya Carnosa - House Plant Shop

Hoya Carnosa

$19.99
  • Botanical Name: Hoya carnosa
  • Common Name(s): Porcelain Flower, Wax Plant, Honey Plant
  • Description: Porcelain flower or wax plant is a commonly grown houseplant. It has long slender vines covered with waxy, deep green leathery leaves sometimes flecked with silver or creamy white. To make this plant appear denser, wrap its sparsely leaved stems around a bamboo trellis and secure with florist tape or nylon stocking strips. Bright indirect light year-round is ideal. Allow the soil to dry out between waterings. Wax plants love high humidity and the foliage appreciates misting. The flowers are star-shaped, in parachute-shaped clusters, with a sweet fragrance and may produce a sticky sap.

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Hoya Bella - House Plant Shop
Hoya Bella - House Plant Shop
Hoya Bella - House Plant Shop
Hoya Bella - House Plant Shop

Hoya Bella

$19.99
  • Botanical Name: Hoya Bella
  • Common Names: Wax flower
  • Description: Produces waxy leaves, and in the blooming season (May to August), this plant produces clusters of tiny star-shaped white flowers with a pinkish-purple center that has a sweet fragrance. The perennial leaves are stalked with about 1 to 1.5 cm long stems. The blade is wide oval to longitudinal oval or heart-shaped. The leaves are slightly succulent, fleshy with a waxy glossy surface.  
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Hoya 'Sweetheart' - House Plant Shop
Hoya 'Sweetheart' - House Plant Shop
Hoya 'Sweetheart' - House Plant Shop
Hoya 'Sweetheart' - House Plant Shop
Hoya 'Sweetheart' - House Plant Shop

Hoya 'Sweetheart'

$12.99
  • Botanical Name: Hoya kerrii
  • Common Names: Sweetheart, Lucky-heart
  • Description: The Hoya Sweetheart Variegated commonly called the wax plant is a non-blooming houseplant with heart-shaped leaves. This Variegated version has a splash of yellow on the leaf. The vines are wood-like and the leaves are waxy. Native to tropical Asia, these plants do well in warm weather. This single-leaf offering is a very slow grower, but is also extremely hardy. Ideal as a novelty gift, it is more of an ornament than a needy houseplant.

*******Please note the 4"plant will not grow vines as it is a leaf cutting

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Hoya Obovata - House Plant Shop
Hoya Obovata - House Plant Shop
Hoya Obovata - House Plant Shop
Hoya Obovata - House Plant Shop
Hoya Obovata - House Plant Shop

Hoya Obovata

$19.99
  • Botanical Name: Hoya obovata
  • Common Name(s): Porcelain Flower, Wax Plant, Honey Plant
  • Description: Hoya obovata is an easy to grow tropical climber and trailing plant well suited to tropical and indoor settings. Provide well-drained soil and high indirect light like on a porch or covered patio during the warm season. Looks great in hanging baskets. An excellent choice for beginning Hoya enthusiasts.

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Hoya 'Rope Plant' - House Plant Shop
Hoya 'Rope Plant' - House Plant Shop
Hoya 'Rope Plant' - House Plant Shop
Hoya 'Rope Plant' - House Plant Shop
Hoya 'Rope Plant' - House Plant Shop

Hoya 'Rope Plant'

$19.99
  • Botanical Name: Hoya Hindu Rope
  • Common Name(s): Hindu Rope, Porcelain Flower, Wax Plant, Honey Plant, Krinkle Curl
  • Description: Unique Hindu rope plants, Hoya carnosa compacta, are draping succulent vines that produce clusters of star-shaped waxy flowers. The thick, twisted, curly, cupped leaves of a Hindu rope plant are why it’s often called Krinkle Kurl. Hindu rope plants can be found in solid green or with variegated leaves. This type of hoya plant is very easy to care for as long as you have plenty of light and are careful with your water.

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Hoya Carnosa 'Tricolor' - House Plant Shop
Hoya Carnosa 'Tricolor' - House Plant Shop
Hoya Carnosa 'Tricolor' - House Plant Shop

Hoya Carnosa 'Tricolor'

$19.99
  • Botanical Name: Hoya carnosa 'tricolor'
  • Common Name(s): Tricolor, Porcelain Flower, Wax Plant, Honey Plant
  • Description: Remind yourself how spectacular you are by surrounding yourself with the beautiful, leafy vines of a Hoya Tricolor. The indoor vines of this plant love to change color according to how much light they receive. Turning pink is this houseplant’s way of showing you how well you are caring for it. The brighter the indirect light, the more pink variegation these plants may produce. Just remember to keep them away from direct sunlight.

*Limit 2 Per Customer*

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