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PlantFiles: Hoya, Wax Plant, Porcelain Flower
Hoya 'Iris Marie'

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Family: Asclepiadaceae (ass-kle-pee-ad-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hoya (HOY-a) (Info)
Cultivar: Iris Marie

2 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Tropicals and Tender Perennials
Vines and Climbers

Height:
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 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:
Pink
Pale Yellow

Bloom Time:
Blooms repeatedly

Foliage:
Velvet/Fuzzy-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:
Non-patented

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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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive AlohaHoya On Oct 30, 2004, AlohaHoya from Keaau, HI (Zone 11) wrote:

This is a cross between H. cembra X H. schneei...the fragrance is to die for...plant is not twining but branching.

Regional...

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

San Francisco, California



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