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HOYA carnosa 'Tricolor'

Commonly known as Wax flower

Cream-splashed variegated leaves. Scented pink flowers
Further Reading....

  • Evergreen - oval, rigid, very fleshy leaves to 8cm (3in) long
  • Shades of pink - All shades of pink through to Carmine (red)
  • Height - to 6m (20ft)
  • 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 - flowers in convex umbels to 6cm (2½in) 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)
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features - Good to know - twine around a wire hoop or trellis to keep dense
  • Pests & Diseases - mealybugs
  • Place of origin - India, southern China, Burma
  • Hardiness - Half hardy (down to 0)
  • Scented Plants - Scented flowers - night-scented
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil
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