Today's bloom is Hoya Species (Hoya serpens)

Bloom of the Day for September 14th, 2012:

Type of plant: Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Bloom color: Red, White/Near White

Bloom time of year: Mid Summer, Mid Fall

Sun requirements: Sun to Partial Shade, Light Shade

Cold hardiness: Zone 11

Height: 8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

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

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GardenGuyKin wrote:
Almost thought it was snow flakes! Nice close up

pirl wrote:

atisch wrote:
Thanks again for the recognition and compliments. I appreciate it. This plant is about three years old from a small cutting. It's been growing in a protected spot outside for the past 18 months or so, where it appears to be thriving. It gets 1 to 2 hours of late afternoon sunlight. I moved it outside as it was not doing very well for me as an indoor plant. [Same as with several other cool-loving H

RosinaBloom wrote:
Hoya in a fir coat! Wonderful plant - great shot - thanks for sharing it, atisch.

sunkissed wrote:
Wow! Now that is really close and so clear. I have a hoya and keep it outside also in a pretty shady spot with some filtered sun. I've only had it since very early spring, but it has been a constant bloomer since. I don't do anything to it, let the rain water it. I love the sweet smell of the blooms. I tried to photograph mine real close but my little point and shoot just couldn't handle it.