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Hoya: Come Explore Our Top Five Picks - Ed's Plant Shop

Hoya: Come Explore Our Top Five Picks

Hoya, also known as wax plant or waxflower, is a genus of about 200 species of tropical and subtropical plants in the family Apocynaceae. These plants are native to Asia, Australia, and the Pacific islands and are known for their thick, waxy leaves and clusters of fragrant flowers. Hoya plants are popular Indoor Houseplants for several reasons.

We love them because:

  1. Their appearance-Many varieties of Hoya have thick, glossy leaves that are attractive and add greenery to any room.
  2. Their ease of care-Hoya plants are relatively easy to care for and can be grown in various conditions. They can be grown on a sunny windowsill or in low light.
  3. Their air-purifying properties-Like other houseplants, Hoya plants help purify the air by removing pollutants and toxins.

Since there are so many to choose from, we've taken a moment to pick out our top five varieties!

Hoya linearis - Wax Vine 

Also known as Wax Vine, is a tropical and subtropical vine species in the family Apocynaceae. It is native to Southeast Asia and is known for its thin, dark green and glossy leaves and clusters of small, white flowers. The leaves of H. linearis are thin and elongated, often reaching 8-15cm long, dark green and glossy, forming a beautiful rosette. Hoya linearis are Rare Hoyas and is relatively easy to grow and care for. 

Hoya caudata ‘Sumatra’

Hoya caudata 'Sumatra' is a cultivar of Hoya caudata, a species of evergreen, woody vine in the family Apocynaceae. It is native to the islands of Sumatra and Java in Indonesia. The leaves are dark green and glossy and are up to 30cm long and 2cm wide. It can be grown in various lighting conditions, from bright indirect light to low light.

Hoya Sumatra

Hoya Curtisii

Hoya curtisii is a species of evergreen, a woody vine in the family. Apocynaceae. It is native to India and is known for its thick, glossy leaves and clusters of small, fragrant, star-shaped flowers. The leaves of H. curtisii are thick, dark green and glossy and are round to heart-shaped with an average length of 6-8cm. It can be grown in various lighting conditions, and available via our Local Plant Delivery NYC quite easily. 

Hoya krohniana

Hoya krohniana is a species of evergreen, the woody vine in the family Apocynaceae. It is native to the Philippines and is known for its thick, glossy leaves and you can easily buy Hoya Plants for Sale. The leaves are elliptic in shape with a length of 3-6 cm and a width of 1-2cm. It can be grown in various lighting conditions, from bright indirect light to low light. 

Hoya krohniana

Hoya 'Royal Flush' 

Hoya lacunosa ‘Royal Flush’ is a cultivar of Hoya lacunosa, an evergreen species, the woody vine in the family Apocynaceae. lacunosa. 'Royal Flush' leaves are thick, dark green and glossy, round to heart-shaped, with an average length of 2-3cm. 

Don't stop here, though! There are about 200 species out there to collect and explore!

If you have any questions or want to Buy Hoyas Online, please get in touch with us for more information.

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