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Today's bloom is Hoya Species (Hoya lanceolata subsp. bella)

Bloom of the Day for December 22nd, 2008:

Type of plant: Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Bloom color: Fuchsia (red-purple), White/Near White

Bloom time of year: Blooms repeatedly

Sun requirements: Sun to Partial Shade, Light Shade

Cold hardiness: Zone 11

Height: 36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

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

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onewish1 wrote:
so pretty

IanSGarden wrote:
I have to agree, this Hoya Bella bloom is beautiful. However, I have to dispute the planting location of the plant - Sun to Semi-Shade. I have never known any Hoya that will grow in direct sunshine without its leaves being severely burnt. Maybe it will grow in these conditions elsewhere in the world, but I can only speak from personal experience here in Johannesburg, ZA, highveld (ie above 5000 ft

begoniacrazii wrote:
Great shot!

kniphofia wrote:
This is a really beautiful photo!

Sheila_FW wrote:
So delicate...love it!!