The species is popular in cultivation in tropical and subtropical areas and is successful in temperate areas if protected from frost (the species will tolerate light frosts).
Good drainage is essential. H.australis is also suited to growing in containers and hanging baskets, it seems tolerant of root constraint.
Flowering is best if good light is available but the plant will grow in reasonably heavy shade. Flowers March/May.
One of the darkest Reds with dark red new foliage. Flowers in March/April.
China, found back in 1810. Grandma`s wax plant. The most popular hoya
Carnosa Krinkle Kurl
Commonly called Indian Rope.
Heavily marked with yellow variegations. A popular and easy -to-grow flowering climber. Scented, waxy star-shaped flower clusters during summer. Do not prune or pick flowers. Do not disturb once flowers appear. Allow to dry between waterings.
The leaves are large, dark green. The flowers are a large, light pink/almost white. They have a burgandy colour in the center. Its origin is from China. Hoya fungii likes shade and good drainage.
Deep rose pink flowers with darker pink corona. Large dark green leaves with some silver flecks. Easy to grow and good bloomer. Flowers March/May.
Himalayan Hoya. Silver/green match-like pendant foliage with pale cream flowers in abundance. Excellent basket plant.
Hybrid. A delightful plant, very easy to grow. Dainty white flower. Spear shaped foliage.
Moluccas. No 1 champion for bloom. Strong vigorous grower. Needs lots of room. Seems to flower all year round.
Himalayan region of India. Commonly called “fish- tailed hoya” because of its likeness to a fish tail. Makes the perfect basket plant. Blooms late March to June.
A popular and easy -to-grow flowering climber. Scented, waxy star-shaped flower clusters during summer. Do not prune or pick flowers. Do not disturb once flowers appear. Allow to dry between waterings.
This species grows very well and fast. It has green leaves with splashes of silver. The silver marks on the leaves turn pinkish-silver when exposed with more light and sun. The flowers are fragrant and are similiar to the H. carnosa, but more of a maroon colour with a pink centre.
Hybrid. Very heavy blooming, dark red. Dark green leaves, new growth red. Blooms April/June.
Everyone’s favourite. The perfect basket plant. Masses of creamy white/pale green balls heavily scented. A must have for any collector. February/March
The long shiny green bean/pod like leaves with lots of pure white flowers. Heavily scented. February/May.