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Wax flower

Hoya linearis

Porcelain flower

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This tender evergreen succulent perennial has a trailing habit and produces fragrant waxy 5-petalled flowers with a contrasting eye held in pendant umbels. Frequently grown as glasshouse specimens and as houseplants they can also be grown outside in sheltered position.

Planning

Difficulty
Moderate
Flowering time
Summer, Autumn
Fruiting time
Autumn

Harvesting

Generally not harvested.

Propagation

Cuttings
Take semi hardwood cuttings.

Special features

Geography

Origin
Himalaya

Environment

Light
Full Sun
Soil moisture
Moist
Soil type
Chalk, Loam, Sand
Soil PH preference
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Frost hardiness
Tender

Uses

Notes
This plants suit being grown in wall side borders as well as containers within conservatories or greenhouses.

Personality

Family
Apocynaceae
Flower colour
White
Scent
Strong - Flowers are fragrant at night.

Problems

Generally disease free they can be attacked by mealy bugs.

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