Hoya australis – Wax plant

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Hoya australis Wax plant

Australia; 1 - 2m
Planting position: Semi-shade.Suitable for areas with good rainfall.
Requires regular and thorough summer watering.Compost-enriched, well-draining soil.Early spring- and late summer applications of complete fertiliser.Exclude any pruning from cultivation programme.Watch out for scale insects and mealy bug.
Propagate from summer root cuttings.

During spring and summer, this perennial, evergreen climber clothes its twining stems with tiny white, star-shaped, fragrant flowers. Popular as a pot plant.

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