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Wax Plant, Wax Vine
Hoya carnosa


Thick, succulent, opposite leaves with a heavy wax covering; variegated foliage available; long vines with umbels of flowers which look like clusters of stars.

Plant Form or Habit: cascading

Plant Use: hanging basket

Exposure: high medium

Flower Color: Pinkish

Blooming Period:

Height: will climb with support

Width: diameter of basket

Foliage Texture: medium

Heat Tolerance: medium

Water Requirements: medium

Additional Comments: Allow the soil to dry between waterings: plant is susceptible to rot if kept too damp. Flowers are long lasting and slightly fragrant.


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