Introducing Hoya fungii x pubicalyx
A captivating cross hybrid that combines the distinctive features of H. fungii and H. pubicalyx. This unique Hoya brings together the best of both parent plants, resulting in an extraordinary combination of cascading vines, striking foliage, and enchanting blooms.
Ed's Plant Profile
- Botanical Name: Hoya fungii x pubicalyx
- Common Name: Hybrid Fungii x Pubicalyx Hoya
- Family: Apocynaceae
- Native Range: Hainan, China / Philippines
Appearance: The Hoya fungii x pubicalyx showcases cascading vines with leaves adorned in splashy variegation and semi-prominent veins, creating a visually stunning display. The star-shaped flowers, characterized by their huge size, boast a rich purple color and emit a lovely fragrance, adding both vibrancy and aroma to your indoor space.
Hybrid Origin: This Hoya is a result of a carefully crafted cross between H. fungii and H. pubicalyx, two distinct members of the Apocynaceae plant family. The unique combination of their genetic traits has given rise to a hybrid with unparalleled beauty and charm. The expertise in hybridization has led to the creation of a plant that not only inherits the captivating features of its parent plants but also showcases a new and extraordinary blend of characteristics.
Ed's Care Guide:
- Light: Prefers bright to medium indirect light. Tolerates low light.
- Water: Water when the potting mix has become dry.
- Humidity: High but can tolerate average home humidity.
- Temperature: 60-80°F
- Pruning: Prune as needed to remove brown or dead leaves and control growth.
- Feeding: Fertilize during spring and summer with ½ strength complete liquid fertilizer once a month.
- Propagation: Stem cuttings
- Growth: Vining/trailing/climbing
- Pests: Generally resilient to pests, watch for scale and mealybugs.
- Toxicity: Toxic to humans and pets.
Bring home the beauty of nature with the Hoya fungii x pubicalyx, a testament to the fascinating world of hoyas and the art of hybridization. Curious about other varieties? Click here to explore our full assortment of Hoya!