Hoya australis
UC Botanical Garden at Berkeley

Hoya australis

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Common name:  Wax Plant
                                               
Special Notes: Hoyas most often grow as epiphytes in tropical forests where they climb into or hang from tree branches. Blooms often form clusters, or umbels, of many flowers
This beautifully fragrant species blooms off and on during warmer weather.  It is lovely in a hanging basket or on a trellis. During warmer months feed plants every two or three weeks lightly with a fertilizer.
 
Family: APOCYNACEAE
Native to: Australia, Oceania
Form: vining, evergreen
Size: Vines can easily grow 5-10 ft when plant is happy (vines can be pruned)
Blooms: usually during warmer months
Attracts:
Flowers: white with pink centers
Light: medium light
Water: medium moist, allow soil mix to dry out a bit
Hardiness: temp. minimum 68 ° F, warmer is better.
Soil: 2/3 regular soil, and a mix of 1/3 perlite, small bark and pumice.