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PlantFiles: Hoya, Wax Plant, Porcelain Flower
Hoya kanyakumariana

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Family: Asclepiadaceae (ass-kle-pee-ad-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hoya (HOY-a) (Info)
Species: kanyakumariana (kan-ya-ku-mar-ee-AY-na) (Info)

2 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Tropicals and Tender Perennials
Vines and Climbers

Height:
10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m)
over 40 ft. (12 m)

Spacing:
3-6 in. (7-15 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade
Light Shade

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Fuchsia (Red-Purple)
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Blue-Green
Rubbery-Textured

Other details:
This plant is suitable for growing indoors
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From herbaceous stem cuttings
From woody stem cuttings

Seed Collecting:
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds
Seed does not store well; sow as soon as possible

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral Sunshinesw On Jun 6, 2008, Sunshinesw from Cape Coral, FL (Zone 10a) wrote:

Very slow growing plant.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Cape Coral, Florida



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