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Commonly known as Wax flower
Evergreen climber with scented star shaped flowers
Evergreen - broadly oval to elliptic, fleshy, dark-green leaves to 12cm (5in) long.
White - with a red spot at the base of each petal and red-purple coronas.
Height and Spread - 4-10m (13-33ft)
Climber - Some of these climbing plants will need trellis or wire supports if grown on walls or fences. Other grow aerial roots and are self-clinging - vigorous, twining, succulent climber. Produces umbels, 6cm (2½in) across of 12-40 white flowers to 4cm (1½in) across.
Tender - cool or frost free greenhouse - Tolerant of low temperatures, but not surviving being frozen. Except in frost-free inner-city areas or coastal extremities requires glasshouse conditions. Plant can withstand temperatures down to 1°C (34°F)
Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - mealybugs.
Place of origin - Australia (Queensland, New South Wales)
Flower Shape - Star-shaped
Hardiness - Half hardy (down to 0)
Scented Plants - Scented flowers
Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil
Hoya - Growing Guide
Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
All-purpose Seaweed Stimulant
All-purpose organic concentrated seaweed feed that is a ready to use, derived from sustainable harvested kelp, that can be used on all outdoor and indoor plants, except acid loving plants. Perfect used in conjunction with Rootgrow™.
Vermin & Pest Control
SB Plant Invigorator
This is a non-biological non-chemical plant insecticide and mildewcide. Works against the physical motion of the insect. Perfect for all plants and edible crops.
Max/Min Digital Thermometer
Thermometer which displays current temperature in the centre, with Max above and min below. Suitable for use outdoors or in the greenhouse / conservatory. With batteries included