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PlantFiles: Hoya, Wax Plant, Porcelain Flower
Hoya bordenii

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Family: Asclepiadaceae (ass-kle-pee-ad-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hoya (HOY-a) (Info)
Species: bordenii

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Category:
Tropicals and Tender Perennials
Vines and Climbers

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

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

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

Sun Exposure:
Light Shade

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Scarlet (Dark Red)

Bloom Time:
Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Blue-Green
Burgundy
Smooth-Textured
Veined

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Flowers are fragrant
This plant is suitable for growing indoors
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

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
By air layering

Seed Collecting:
Bag seedheads to capture ripening seed
Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds
Seed does not store well; sow as soon as possible

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Regional...

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

San Francisco, California
Sarasota, Florida



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