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)
Registered or introduced: 2001

Category:

Vines and Climbers

Height:

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:

3-6 in. (7-15 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

Pale Pink

Red

Bloom Time:

Blooms all year

Blooms repeatedly

Foliage:

Mottled

Succulent

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

Regional

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

Alameda, California

San Francisco, California

Scott, Louisiana

Alden, New York

Warren, Ohio

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

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.