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Hoya australis - Wax Vine


Hoya australis - Wax Vine (Hoya australis (Porcelain Flower))

This Wax Vine native to eastern Australia has very large round leaves. This one had a lot of flowers spikes (the most I've ever seen) in the Botanical Building, Balboa Park, San Diego, CA. Photo taken Nov. 13, 2012.



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Very nice! They're hibernating for the winter here.

29 Nov, 2012

 

Marguerite:

I've seen that photo before. It's very interesting.

29 Nov, 2012

 

Meanie:

Thanks! I guess they need more sun (there) to continue to bloom through winter.

29 Nov, 2012

 

They needed more sun in the summer, let alone the winter!

29 Nov, 2012

 

Were they outside during summer? outside is the best place for them to get sun. lol! :>)

30 Nov, 2012

 

Indoors, where they bloomed well enough. Would have been no good outdoors this "summer"!

30 Nov, 2012

 

Maybe a south-facing location outdoors would be good for it during summer.

1 Dec, 2012

 

I have two so I'll try that with one next year.

2 Dec, 2012

 

Yes, it likes a lot of sun.

3 Dec, 2012



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