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Hoya carnosa - Wax Vine

Hoya carnosa - Wax Vine (Hoya carnosa - Wax Vine)

This Wax Vine was growing up in a Stenocarpus sinuatus - Firewheel tree at the San Diego Zoo. Photo taken Oct. 27, 2010.

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Oh my - what a great combination!

28 Oct, 2010



Thanks. I'm surprised the photo came out clear! The flowers were pretty high in the tree. :>)

28 Oct, 2010


Beautiful the one I had indoors trailing across my ceiling was white with a tiny red dot like a cross.
Great photo.

1 Jun, 2017


Wow! That's amazing you have it indoors. Do the flowers produce a lot of nectar?

1 Jun, 2017


I have no longer have but yes it flowered in doors for years and yes it had the nectar too I got it off a lady that own a brass orniment shop she had it hanging across the shop ceiling I was after a cutting for years then when she moved she said I could have it that was back in 1985.

1 Jun, 2017


Wow! That would be an incredibly large plant by now (if you still had it). I know the plants are very long-lived.

2 Jun, 2017


Yes it would I had it trailed along the ceiling on cup hooks lol

It died when I moved not enough light in this house like the previous house .

2 Jun, 2017


That's terrible it died! This plant does like a lot of hot sun.

3 Jun, 2017


Perhaps this house was nt warm enough then my son in law always says it as cold as the grave lol.

3 Jun, 2017


This plant can tolerate cool conditions. It does like warm weather to bloom, though.

4 Jun, 2017


This house it colder than cool ?

4 Jun, 2017


That could definitely be a problem.

5 Jun, 2017


Yes I think so to Andy.

6 Jun, 2017

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