How To Grow And Care For Hoya Pubicalyx

The climbing Hoya pubicalyx vine

Hoya pubicalyx is a climbing trellis-loving Hoya vine from the Philippines. This everyday perennial houseplant is a member of the Apocynaceae family of Hoya plants. Hoya pubicalyx (HOY-a pew-bih-KAL-iks) is

How To Care For And Grow Hoya Kentiana

Foliage of Hoya Kentiana plants

Hoya Kentiana [HOY-a kent-ee-AY-nuh], aka wax plant, is well-loved by gardeners. It has beautiful leaves and a low-maintenance nature. This plant is native to the Philippines and other Southeast Asian

How To Grow And Care For Hoya Wayetii

Flowering Hoya wayetii up close

Hoya wayetii (HOY-a wy-et-TEE-I) is a fascinating member of the epiphytic Apocynaceae or Dogbane family of plants. There are more than 200 Hoya species. The plants’ genus name, Hoya, honors

Hoya Lacunosa Growing And Care Tips

Bloom of the lacunosa Hoya

A few members of the Apocynaceae family make for beautiful houseplants, but few can match Hoya lakunosa (HOY-a lak-uh-NO-suh). Sometimes referred to as Hoya suaveolens, this Hoya plant was first

How To Grow And Care For Hoya Macrophylla Variegata

Macrophylla Variegata Hoya foliage

The Hoya Macrophylla variegata is one of the longest-lived and easiest to maintain houseplants. They’re known for their large waxy leaves, low-maintenance, and visual appeal.  The Hoya Macrophylla [HOY-yuh] [mak-roh-FIL-uh]

Hoya Carnosa Variegata Growing and Care

The fleshy variegated leaves of Hoya carnosa (hoya carnosa variegata) on a dark background. Beautiful tropical plant detail.

The Hoya Carnosa (HOY-a)(kar-NO-suh) is a tropical evergreen that comes in multiple variants. One variety is Hoya Carnosa Variegata that is grown as an indoor houseplant in hanging baskets and

How To Grow Hoya Obovata Plants

Flowering Hoya obovata sitting near a window

Native to Fiji, India, Indonesia, and Thailand, Hoya obovata (HOY-a ob-oh-VAY-tuh) is a striking addition to your Hoya collection. Hoya obovata has vibrant red and white flowers and rich, sometimes

Are Hoya Plants Poisonous?

Hoya blooms

I remember my grandma growing hoya in her kitchen for years. She never mentioned if it was poisonous. Are Hoya plants poisonous and a safe house plant around kids?  The

Tips On Hoya Curtisii Care

Attractive leaves of the Hoya Curtisii (Fung Wax Flower)

Hoya curtisii [HOY-a, kurt-IS-ee-eye], commonly known as Porcelain Flower, Hoya Aloha, or Fung Wax Flower, is a slow-growing perennial vine hailing from Malaysia, Thailand and the Philippines.  It is a

How To Care For Hoya Kerrii

Sweetheart Hoya kerrii variegated form with heart shaped leaves

Hoya Kerrii [HOY-a, KER-ee-eye] is a tropical succulent vine from the family Apocynaceae that includes Adenium varieties (Desert rose), Mandevilla, and Periwinkles. Its distinctive heart shape, single leaf makes it