Hoyas  codes 1 to 18

  These pages show part of the collection of Hoyas maintained by Paradisia and available through Collectors Corner and various outlets throughout Australia.

Codes 1 to 18      Codes 19 to 32      Codes 33 to 50      Codes 51 to 64   Codes 65 to 80    Back to Hoya Page   

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Link to Jpeg Bella1

No 1. Hoya Bella

A miniature species suited for baskets. Flowers 1cm across, comes in bunches of 10 to 15 hanging from along the stems. Bella has been in cultivation for many years and is well known to collectors. Great for indoors in well lit areas. Must be under protection in cold climates. Cut back plant to keep compact shape and habit.

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No 1. Hoya Bella

Flowers are highly fragrant

Link to Jpeg Bella Variagated

No 1-2. Hoya Bella "Variegata"

Rare variegated form of Bella 

Link to Jpeg Rope1

No 2-1. Hoya "Indian Rope"

A compact slow growing hoya is well suited for baskets. Twisted leaves make a very attractive stem that cascades up to 1.5 meters. Flowers 12mm across comes in bunches of 20 to 40 hanging from along the stems. Very hardy and easily grown creating very rewarding specimens after a few years.

 

No 2-2. Hoya "Indian Rope" variegated
Yellow variegated form with inside variegations

No 2-3. Hoya "Indian Rope" variegated
White variegated form with variegations on the outside margin, this variegate is slow growing. 

Link to Jpeg Krimson Princess

No 3. Hoya Carnosa "Krimson Princess"

A fast growing variegated hoya suited for baskets and ladders. Flowers 1cm across come in bunches of 30 to 50 hanging from along the stems. Hardy and easily grown in any environment, free flowering with a very good scent.

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No 4. Hoya carnosa "Krinkle 8"

A fast growing hoya with a compact habit suited for baskets or trained on ladders. Flowers 1cm across comes in bunches of 20 to 40 hanging from along the stems. Hardy and easily grown in any environment, free flowers with a very good scent.

Link to Jpeg Cheng Mai

No 5. Hoya Pottsii
Normally referred to as H sp. "Chieng Mai"

An unnamed species from Chieng Mai in Thailand. Thick leaves up to 15cm across are produced on long runners, well suited for baskets or trained on ladders. Flowers 8mm across comes in bunches of 30 to 50 hanging from along the new stems. Hardy but requires frost and rain protection in colder climates.

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No 5. Hoya Pottsii

Close up of flower

 

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No 6. Hoya pubicalyx "Red Buttons"

A fast growing hoya suited for baskets and ladders. Flowers 12mm across comes in bunches of 30 to 40 hanging from along the stems. Hardy and easily grown in any environment, free flowering with a very good scent. Code A

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No 6. Hoya pubicalyx "Red Buttons"

Close up of flower using flash photography. The flash reflects on the fine hairs on the flower giving the flower a silver appearance.

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No 7. Hoya serpens "The Rosary Hoya"

A miniature species suited for baskets. Flowers 13mm across comes in bunches of 10 to 30 hanging from the stem tips below the basket, flowers will repeatedly be produced from the old stem up to 4 times per season. Serpens has been in cultivation for many years and is well known to collectors.
Hardy, prefers some shade and flowers better under protection in colder climates.   Beautifully fragrant. 

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No 8. Hoya lacunosa

A miniature species suited for baskets. Flowers 5mm across comes in bunches of 10 to 25 hanging from the younger stems below the basket, flowers will repeatedly be produced from the old stems. Lacunosa is one of the true indoor hoyas that will flower and perform well indoors.
Hardy, prefers some shade but will not survive outdoor in colder climates. Probably one of the most intensely fragrant of all hoyas. 

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No 9. Hoya Shepherdii

A compact species with narrow leaves up to 10cm long, well suited for baskets. Flowers 13mm across comes in bunches of 5 to 15 hanging from along the stems. Hardy and easily grown in most environments.

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No 10. Hoya macgillivrayi

A fast growing species suited for baskets or ladders. Massive flowers up to 7cm across comes in bunches of 3 to 10 hanging from along the stems. This hoya is hardy but must be undercover from rain and frost in cold climates. Areas of severe climate like in mountainous regions may be too extreme.

Link to Jpeg McGillwarii

Hoya archiboldiana

This species is similar to H macgillivayi.
This photo was taken in a famous hoya collection
in Hawaii in 1996 and indicates the amazing size of the flowers
of this group of Hoyas.

H archiboldiana is not available from this nursery.

Link to Jpeg Santos

No 11. Hoya cumingiana var Santos

A hybrid that is not a true creeper this species  has strong upright stems that can cascade when too long. Flowers 8mm across and 12mm long in a shooting star shape in bunches of 10 to 15 hanging from along the stems.
This hybrid is very hardy and reasonably fast growing, requires covered areas in cold climates.  

 

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No 12. Hoya carnosa "The Wax Flower"

Probably the best known of all hoya species, carnosa is a fast growing super hardy species well suited for baskets or ladders. Flowers 10 to 12mm across comes in bunches of 20 to 40 hanging from along the stems, old flower stems will reflower year after year. Flowers may vary in colour from pale white to a soft pink.  

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No 13. Hoya obscura

A compact species suited for baskets. Flowers 5mm across comes in bunches of 10 to 20 hanging from along the stems. Obscura is a tropical species that will not survive outdoor in cold climates in winter and may need to be brought indoor. Nicely scented.  

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No 14. Hoya pubicalyx "Pink Silver"
syn "Silver Pink"

A fast growing hoya suited for baskets and ladders. Flowers 12mm across comes in bunches of 30 to 40 hanging from along the stems. Hardy and easily grown in any environment, free flowering with a very good scent. When looked at closely the flowers are covered with fine silver hairs that make the flower look silver under various light conditions. 

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No 15. Hoya sp. "Honey Dew"

A miniature species with compact foliage suited for baskets. Very bushy baskets are quickly created as foliage and is short without long runners.  Flowers 4mm across comes in bunches of 15 to 25 hanging from along the stems. Honey dew is hardy but requires protection in cold climates.

Link to Jpeg Bilobata

No 16. Hoya sp. (unknown)

A miniature species with compact foliage suited for baskets. Very bushy baskets are quickly created as foliage and is short without long runners.  Flowers 3mm across comes in bunches of 15 to 25 hanging from along the stems. Bilobata is hardy but requires protection in cold climates.

Link to Jpeg Pauciflora

No 17. Hoya pauciflora

A compact species with narrow leaves up to 10cm long well suited for baskets. Flowers 20 to 25mm across comes in bunches of 2 to 8 hanging from along the stems. Hardy and easily grown in most environments.

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No 18. Hoya multiflora "The Shooting Star"

Multiflora is more like a shrub than a creeper as it produces strong stems that support the leaves. Occasional pruning is required to shape the plant.  10mm flowers, 15mm deep are produced in profusion in summer along all the new growth with up to 60 flowers from a stem.
Hardy but requires protection in cold areas and will defoliate in  winter if too cold but will recover in spring.

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No 18. Hoya multiflora "The Shooting Star"

Close  up of flowers.

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