This Hoya is referred to as the ‘Cinnamon Scented Wax Plant’ for its fragrant cinnamon blooms. Flowers are pale yellow and bloom often. Like many Hoyas, it does well in a hanging basket. It is a hardy species that can be grown in a well-ventilated terrarium or as a house plant. In the summer it benefits from being grown outdoors in partial sun or shade. If grown in a full sun location the newest stems will often dry out and […]
This one does wonderfully in a full sun window or part sun if grown outside. It will form long pendant growths. The longest I’ve had it get was about three feet before cutting it, but I think it could get quite a bit longer if you let it. It’s got very sweet white blooms, and the leaves are delicately fuzzy.
This charming Hoya has mottled leaves that only grow to about half an inch. It can be grown as a house plant if your humidity is relatively high, and should be allowed to dry out between waterings. It likes good light, either in a south or east-facing window or under strong lights in a terrarium. It is a good candidate for planting up high in a terrarium where humidity is lower and it dries out a bit between mistings. It […]
This Hoya does wonderfully as a house plant or vivarium plant but will grow faster in high humidity. It’s got beautiful pink and white flowers. The leaves stay under an inch and are nicely dimpled. It is an excellent plant to mount on a cork background, especially near the top where lots of plants will dry out. Once this plant establishes a root system, it is quite tolerant of drying out. It is native to the Himalayas.