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Hoyas are commonly known as the wax plant. Hoya is a group of more than 200 different species that are native to Australia and the Southern Pacific. Hoyas are a succulent plant, that has thick, leathery leaves. 

The flowers of the hoya plants resemble upside-down clusters of umbrellas. Most hoya flowers have a sweet, almost spicy fragrance.

Types of Hoya Plants

Hindu Rope Plant: Sometimes also called Indian Rope Plant, Hoya carnosa ‘Compacta’ produces twisted, waxy leaves that emerge on cascading rope-like vines, making this Hoya perfect as a hanging plant. This is the rope plant everyone wants.

Krimson Queen Hoya: Hoya Krimson Queen has variegated, green, and pinkish-white leaves that emerge on cascading rope-like vines, making this Hoya perfect as a hanging plant. Krimson Queen Hoya will produce beautiful clusters of star-shaped pink flowers as it matures.

Variegated Hoya Carnosa: The Hoya carnosa Variegated plant produces green and white leaves that emerge on cascading rope-like vines. This is also a great plant to grow in hanging baskets. We have even heard from customers that have great results allowing this plant to hang from shelves. When it enters maturity, this Hoya plant will produce beautiful clusters of star-shaped pink flowers.

Hoya kerrii:  Commonly known as the Heart Hoya, Valentine Hoya, or simply the Hoya Heart has perfectly heart-shaped bright green foliage. This little plant is a perfect gift for an anniversary or Valentine's Day.

Hoya macrophylla variegata: The Hoya macrophylla is an unusual looking plant. Much like the Hoya carnosa, it has variegated foliage that is wider and has distinctive creases in the leaves. The waxy flowers, which can be highly scented, make these plants popular with indoor growers.

Tips for Growing Hoya Plants

Light: Hoya can be grown successfully in low, medium, or bright light. It tolerates low to medium light but won't typically bloom in these conditions. Usually, with flowering houseplants, the more sunlight the plant gets, the more flowers it will produce.

Soil: Hoya plants prefer well-drained soil. We have had our best result with Espoma Organic Cactus soil. Cactus soil has a large particle size and tends to stay a little on the dry side. Being a succulent plant, hoya's have the ability to store moisture in their large fleshy leaves.

Fertilizer: Hoyas are light feeders; however, during the growing season, it is ok to feed the hoya a little bit more as this will promote flower production. The easy method is to top-dress the plant with Osmocote plus indoor outdoor fertilizer or use a general-purpose water-soluble fertilizer such as Jack's Classic All-Purpose fertilizer.

Water: Water hoya plants only when the potting mix dries out. Don't worry if you forget to water it once or twice. It's thick leaves and stems help the plant store water for occurrences just like that. Do take care not to overwater hoyas.

Being succulent plants, they would rather be too dry than too wet. Hoyas can suffer from root rot if the potting mix stays wet for extended periods, well-drained soil will help to avoid this. 

If you’re looking to purchase a Hoya plant for your home or office interior, consider Woodie’s Approved collection of Easy to grow Hoyas from Garden Goods Direct. As America’s number one online garden center, we offer a broad selection of houseplants, along with advice from our plant experts you need to keep them healthy. From Aglaonema to ZZ Plants, we have a vast range of house plants, all available from our online store. Buy your Hoyas online from Garden Goods Direct today!