Common name: Krimson princess hoya, wax plant, wax flower
Native range: Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand
Brigh, indirect light — full morning sun indoors
Well draining, open soil
Water thoroughly but allow to dry out well between waterings, water sparingly during winter
Mist in warmer weather
Liquid fertilise every 2-3 weeks during the active growing period, especially when flowering
Most suitable location: North / north-east / west facings are preferable for hoya as they require warmth, some direct sun tolerated. If placing in a west-facing window that gets direct afternoon sun use a sheer curtain to prevent foliage damage or position within 1-2m from the window.
Notes: Produces clusters of star-shaped waxy flowers in late spring and early summer. Hoyas Ned to be tight in their pot and should only be repotted arpprox. every 2-3 years. Warmth and pot-boundedness is required for flowering. Hoyas must be fertilised during flowering period to ensure blooms are fulfilled.