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deblynn

May 19, 2002
10:57 AM

Post #29848

I found this plant at the grocery store of all places, no tags and the nice lady there couldn't remember what it was called. Anyone have any idea what this plant is? Could it be a hoya? Thanks!

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zameluzza
Alfred, ON
(Zone 4b)

May 19, 2002
1:23 PM

Post #264180

it looks exactly like a hoya multiflora also called shootingstar hoya..

you are so lucky!!! I'm looking for this plant since a long time.. way to go!
deblynn

May 19, 2002
1:37 PM

Post #264186

Hey, Thanks so much! You're right and would you believe, I paid just under $5 for it. I feel really lucky right now. Sometimes I wonder if these people know what they're selling half the time. :-)
Evert
Helsinki
Finland
(Zone 4b)


May 19, 2002
1:40 PM

Post #264188

Deborah, that looks cool :) I hope it will grow fast, hehe ;)

I bought an english book last year f or just 50 marks - African trees and shrubs. It would have cost over 300-500 FIM in some internet stores..! =)
zameluzza
Alfred, ON
(Zone 4b)

May 19, 2002
2:15 PM

Post #264202

deblynn,
if you ever feel like sharing or trading a tiny cutting, think about me *LOL*

I have a few other hoyas.

deblynn

May 19, 2002
7:20 PM

Post #264314

If I ever figure out how to make a cutting that roots, I'll definitely think of you zameluzza. :-) Do you know if hoyas will make fertile seeds? I'm thinking of trying some hand pollination. Just have to find a magnifying glass LOL.
Thanks again for the help!
zameluzza
Alfred, ON
(Zone 4b)

May 20, 2002
4:08 AM

Post #264537

thanks

I will e-mail you

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