Hoya pubicalyx 'Royal Hawaiian Purple' - Wax Vine PlantRegular price $55.00
Hoya pubicalyx has thick, pointed ovate/lanceolate leaves, splashed with grey/pink. Given plenty of light the leaves of this hoya turn a vibrant deep purple. The flowers on this Hoya are real showstoppers, clusters of tiny star shaped pink, red and almost black flowers with a bright red centre form round umbels all over the plant from Spring to Autumn.
Please note these plants are very large and will be sent semi-bare root. They are hardy and epiphytic and are very tolerant of this.
Current Pot Size: 200mm
Synonyms: Wax vine, Wax flower, Porcelain flower, Hoya pubicalyx chimera.
Light: Filtered light to full shade, categories 3-5 (please see our blog on plant light requirements)
Soil: Well draining, moisture retaining - Indoor mix (please see our blog on soil requirements)
Fertiliser: As directed on your fertiliser of choice. Fortnightly or monthly during the growing season (please see our blog on plant food)
Watering: Don't over water, they like to dry out between waterings.
Maintenance: Train on a trellis to keep from growing unruly. Prune back to promote new growth and keep compact and bushy. Don't remove old flower spikes as they will re-bloom.
Flowering: Yes, shades of pink, red and black.