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Hoya verticillata 'Red Leaf'

Hoya verticillata 'Red Leaf'

Regular price $69.95 USD
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Introducing the captivating Hoya verticillata 'Red Leaf', a botanical gem sure to captivate any plant enthusiast. With its distinct spoon-shaped, pointed leaves, this variety stands out with its longer, more rigid foliage compared to other Hoyas.

Known for its fleshy leaves and clusters of fragrant waxy flowers, the Hoya verticillata is a rare find in the world of houseplants. Among them, the 'Red Leaf' variety steals the spotlight with its cream-colored blooms accented by dazzling pink or reddish centers. Also referred to as 'Spoon Leaf' or Wax Plant, this Hoya boasts stunning foliage that adds a touch of elegance to any indoor space.

Perfect for both beginners and seasoned growers, the Hoya verticillata 'Red Leaf' is remarkably easy to care for. Providing bright, diffused light reminiscent of conditions under a tree canopy is ideal. Think of recreating the gentle filtering of sunlight through foliage, casting soft shadows while ensuring adequate brightness.

Maintaining a moderate humidity level, ideally above 40%, is beneficial for this Hoya, although it can tolerate drier conditions. Misting the plant or placing it alongside other houseplants can help elevate humidity, especially during cooler, drier months when a humidifier might be necessary.

Temperature-wise, aim for an intermediate range, with the lowest around 60°F. While this Hoya doesn't demand high heat, it's not as cold-tolerant as some other varieties, so avoid exposing it to chilly conditions.

One fascinating feature of the Hoya verticillata 'Red Leaf' is its ability to undergo a color shift when exposed to bright sunlight, akin to humans getting a tan. With proper care, this natural phenomenon only enhances its allure, adding yet another layer of charm to this already mesmerizing plant.

This is a blooming size cutting in a 4" pot, about 1 to 2 years to bloom, Limited!

Elevate your indoor greenery game with the Hoya verticillata 'Red Leaf', a captivating addition that promises beauty and fragrance to your botanical haven.

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