Today's bloom is Hoya 'Royal Hawaiian Purple' (Hoya pubicalyx)

Bloom of the Day for January 18th, 2010:

Type of plant: Tropicals and Tender Perennials, Vines and Climbers

Bloom color: Pink, Magenta (Pink-Purple), Fuchsia (Red-Purple), Dark Purple/Black, White/Near White

Bloom time of year: Late Spring/Early Summer, Mid Summer, Late Summer/Early Fall, Blooms repeatedly

Sun requirements: Sun to Partial Shade, Light Shade

Cold hardiness: Zone 10b to Zone 11

Height: 15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)

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

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LiliMerci wrote:
how pretty and a unique color.

shelly61 wrote:
Good morning, mine has just flowered for the first time, I am unsure what it is, even though it is unsure what colour it want to be, maybe it is this one?

shelly61 wrote:
oops typo 'what colour it wants to be' and have a lovely day shell

onewish1 wrote:
what a neat bloom!

plantladylin wrote:
What a beautiful photo for Bloom of the Day, really gorgeous! I have the Hoya pubicalyx RHP also. My plant bloomed for the first time last summer, but the flowers were nowhere near as nice as PanamonCreel's. I'm hoping the next blooms on my plant will be prettier. shelly61: Your Hoya may very well be the Royal Hawaiian Purple, although there are many hoya's that look very similar. Here in Pl