Hoya Carnosa Red

SKU: MYBG-FLOW-HOYA-CARR
filler
Rs.375
Pot size: 3"

Water Requirement

Daily

Flower Color

Red

Fragrance

Fragrant

Flowering Season

Summer,Monsoon

Use

Hanging

Genus

Hoya

Maintenance

Low

Size

Medium

With Pots

Yes

Sunlight Requirement

Indoor Filtered Light,Outdoor Shade

Use

Balcony,Hanging,Outdoor

Product Description

Hoya Carnosa Red is a beautiful wax plant with stunningly deep red flowers it can produce when blooming, the fragrance is very heady and fills the house with a sweet, lovely fragrance. .

Porcelain Flower

Family

Apocynaceae

Origin

Thailand

Description

Hoya carnosa - wax plant - grows with long, slender vines which are covered with thick, green leathery leaves. The leaves are sometimes flecked with silvery or creamy white. The wax plant will produce parachute clusters of star-shaped, flowers with five-point centers, very variable in colour. The flowers are so intricately detailed, uniformly shaped and shiny and therefore also called porcelain flower.

Hoya Carnosa  Red is a beautiful wax plant with thick, pointy-leaves which vary from deep green to brownish red in colour when sun-stressed.It gets its name from the clusters of star-shaped, stunningly deep red flowers it can produce when blooming, the fragrance is very heady and fills the house with a sweet, lovely fragrance. 

Environment

Easy to grow & don't require much attention. Hoya do best in filtered light or with lots of artificial light in indoors.

Hoya plants don't ask for much, beyond the well-draining soil and the warm humid conditions (similar to bromeliads and orchids)

They are epyphite, can be grown in orchid medium or light potting mix with lots of bark conditioner. Hoya like the security of a snug pot, and plants that are a bit root bound will flower more prolifically than those that are swimming around in a giant pot.

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds .

Landscape Use

It makes a nice hanging basket, but also does really well as a mounted plant

Hoyas are one of the easiest vines to take care of. Their needs are little and in the case of Hoya - less is more!

Hoyas like medium to bright indirect light. It detests direct sunlight and dark corners!

Hoya plants are very sensitive to over watering. To avoid this always keep a Hoya in a pot with a drainage hole. Use well drained soil or coco peat and perlite mix to make sure the excess water gets drained out. Water the Hoya only when the soil is completely dry. If it is moist you can let it be for a couple of days before checking on it again. It is better to under water than over water your Hoya plant!

Don't cut the long tendrils of your Hoya as the leaves and flowers develop from these!

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