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Hoya erythrina var. nara

Hoya erythrina var. nara

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Introducing the enchanting Hoya erythrina var. 'Nara,' a botanical treasure native to the lush landscapes of Southeast Asia, particularly Malaysia and Thailand. Also known as the waxplant, this captivating cultivar boasts distinctive waxy, slightly veiny leaves adorned with a wavy edge and occasional splashes, creating a visually stunning display. The Hoya erythrina var. 'Nara' is a true spectacle, with its otherworldly, star-shaped flowers gathered in bundles. Picture fuzzy, pale yellow petals surrounding a creamy pearly star corona, adorned with hints of red centered in a vibrant yellow backdrop.

The name "waxplant" is derived from its thick, waxy leaves, a natural adaptation that enables it to retain water in the heat of its native habitat. This resilient succulent not only survives but thrives in arid conditions, making it a perfect addition to your indoor or outdoor garden.

In its natural habitat, the Hoya erythrina var. 'Nara' gracefully climbs, showcasing its excellent climbing habit. To encourage this growth, provide a trellis for support, and watch as it gracefully ascends to new heights.

Cultivating and caring for your Hoya erythrina var. 'Nara' is a rewarding experience. Plant it in well-draining soil, as Hoyas despise waterlogged conditions. A sunny to partially shaded location is ideal for optimal growth, with full sun exposure enhancing the vibrancy of its leaves and flowers.

When it comes to watering, be generous but mindful. Allow the soil to dry out between waterings, as this plant prefers a slightly drier environment. Overwatering is a big no-no for this resilient beauty.

The Hoya erythrina var. 'Nara' thrives in temperatures above 14°C (57°F), making it a suitable addition to various climates. Embrace the joy of nurturing this tropical gem, and you'll be rewarded with the occasional fragrance emanating from its flat, pubescent flowers. Each umbel boasts around 10 flowers, creating a captivating floral display that is sure to be the centerpiece of your botanical collection.

This is a plant division in a 2.5” pot, about 1 to 2 years to bloom, grown from seed, limited!

Bring a touch of Southeast Asian allure to your space with the Hoya erythrina var. 'Nara'—a climbing marvel with exquisite waxy leaves and mesmerizing star-shaped flowers. Elevate your gardening experience and cultivate this extraordinary species that effortlessly bridges the gap between beauty and resilience.

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