Hoya carnosa II/Wax Plant

Hoya carnosa II / Hoya carnosa II
Close-up of Hoya carnosa `Variegata' the Variegated Hindu Rope Plant
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Close-up of Hoya carnosa `Variegata' the Variegated Hindu Rope Plant

Hoya carnosa `Variegata' in a hanging basket

Hoya carnosa ' Compacta' is known as the Compact Hindu Rope plant

Hoya carnosa 'marginata compacta' is known as the variegated Hindu Rope plant

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Scientific Name: Hoya carnosa II
Common Name: Wax Plant
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Bloom time: Summer, Fall
Flower color: White, Yellow, Pink
Fruit present: Summer
Light Exposure: Filtered Shade, Shade
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Slow
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Comments: There are several cultivars of this species that are evergreen climbing vines. They produce waxy, five pointed flowers that are generally very fragrant. Flower color varies from white to pink to yellow. Used as indoor plants under bright indirect light. Frequently used as a hanging basket or as a climbing vine.