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Old 03-28-2011, 10:19 AM
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Does anyone here do Hoyas?


I was just wondering if anyone here kept Hoyas. I was just bitten by the Hoya bug, and I have a Krimson Queen and a Krimson Princess so far. Thinking about looking on Ebay, but I haven't quite decided yet.
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Old 03-28-2011, 10:25 AM
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Yep I love hoyas, but tend to lean towards the smaller leaf ones like the chouke. My chouke is about to bloom and I am so excited for this, my first hoya blooms! I also have the hindu rope green and variegated..and a couple others I dont know the name of. I got bit by the pepperomia bug when I started with hoya also..lol
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Old 03-28-2011, 11:40 AM
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Ooh- you'll have to put up some pics when it blooms! I love the clusters of flowers- so pretty! What do the leaves on the chouke look like? I don't think I've ever seen one. Not that I've seen that many or anything. lol
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Old 03-28-2011, 07:57 PM
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I have some, But I lost a few during the winter. I guess I got it to dry in the house this year.
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Old 03-28-2011, 08:01 PM
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Here are a few pictures from last year. Hoya Tricolor


Hoya Chelsea


Hoya Shooting Stars
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Old 03-28-2011, 08:04 PM
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Hoya bright lights


Hoya Kentiana


Hoya rubra
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Old 03-28-2011, 08:07 PM
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Hoya compacta


Hoya Mummularioides


I lost 5 hoya's this year. Don't know what I did wrong with them.
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Old 03-28-2011, 08:21 PM
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Wow! Those are really pretty! I can't wait until I can build up my collection a bit more
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Old 03-28-2011, 08:34 PM
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L4B, I like to suggest checking Walmart and the box stores, they usually carry different hoyas at a reasonable price, and you will get a nice pot full.

Mary, your 'Shooting Star' looks awesome! I lost some as well this past cold season (like H. linearis). not sure, but I think I kept them too dry :-/
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Old 03-28-2011, 08:35 PM
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Hey loving..the hoya chouke has small roundish leaves with silver speckles on it. White flowers with an orange ish center. I have another that has small leaves that are sort of oval shape with streaks through it but I am not sure if that one is hoya or pepperomia.

Mary in your last post the first pic has a plant with s small leaf with what looks like lines or viens through it(3 on a leaf) what is that plant please?
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Old 03-29-2011, 06:25 AM
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Exclamation


I am a hoya geek
Lots of foilag an blooms only once or twice yearly..????????
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Old 03-29-2011, 12:54 PM
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Mary it was Hoya Marlea, but it died this winter in my house. Here is a pic of it last lear.

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Old 03-29-2011, 12:58 PM
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This one here is hoya tricolor verigated. There is only a baby piece of it left.


And fishtail only a cutting left. don't know if it will take root.
Hoya royal flush Died
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Old 03-30-2011, 10:51 AM
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Those hoya are so pretty Mary.I just have the tri colored one, But will be looking for more new ones this year, And G-T your right, I think wal-mart here is now putting out there plants indoors,Will have to check them out this weekend.lol.Just beautiful,,love them all.lol
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Old 03-30-2011, 01:47 PM
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Thank you so much for that ID Mary now I know what mine is! I may have gotten mine from you last year. Mine is doing just wonderful with lots of new growth. I hope all yours will come back really well.
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