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Hoya carnosa Red

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Hoya carnosa Red Wax Plant, Porcelain Flower
Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Climbers, Indoor Plants, Palms, Ferns & Tropical Climbing / Twining

Description:
Common evergreen indoor trailing plant with waxy green foliage and clusters of red star-like scented flowers during warmer months. Great for hanging baskets.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
30-60cm 2-4m

Position: Soil Type:
Semi Shade, Shade Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Climber / Creeper, Courtyard, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Fragrant Garden, Indoor Plant, Shady Garden, Tropical Garden, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Liquid feed, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Apocynaceae Australia

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Red
Flower Fragrant: Yes
Flowering Season: Autumn, Spring, Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Medium
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Low
Frost: Tender
Wind: Medium / Moderate
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