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PlantFiles: Hoya, Wax Plant, Porcelain Flower
Hoya 'Mathilde'

Family: Asclepiadaceae (ass-kle-pee-ad-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hoya (HOY-a) (Info)
Cultivar: Mathilde
Hybridized by Emilio Begine (Belgium); Year of Registration or Introduction: 2001

5 members have or want this plant for trade.

Vines and Climbers

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

3-6 in. (7-15 cm)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade


Bloom Color:
Pale Pink

Bloom Time:
Blooms all year
Blooms repeatedly


Other details:
Flowers are fragrant

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

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1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Positive Hoyamoyen On Aug 11, 2004, Hoyamoyen from Aarschot
Belgium (Zone 3a) wrote:

This cultivar is a crossing between 2 totaly different Hoya's in size (carnosa & serpens). The result is in the middle of both parents as you can see. Easy to flower & verry nice smell.
This plant is attractive to nightbutterflies & moths.
This plant is suitable for growing indoors buth can easely been hold outdoors in summer.
Water regularly; do not overwater or lett dry to long.
Suitable for growing in containers, buth lett her climb if possible.


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

Alameda, California
San Francisco, California
Scott, Louisiana
Alden, New York
Warren, Ohio

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