Hoya carnosa 'Krimson Queen'
Hoya carnosa 'Krimson Queen' is a vining plant that features lovely cream and green foliage. Its leaves are creamy white around the edges and green in the middle. Their undersides are also of a cream-white colour. It also produces waxy, star-shaped, pink flowers that release a sweet, delightful fragrance. The flowers appear in clusters of about 30 tiny flowers.
Size: 12cm diameter x 20cm height
Origin: Eastern Asia
Light: Indirect bright light
Watering: Allow the top 2-3 cm of the soil to dry between waterings while the plant is actively growing, usually from spring through autumn. Reduce watering frequency in winter when light levels are lower.
Feeding: Use half the recommended dose of a potash liquid fertilizer every few weeks from spring to autumn.
Soil: Equal parts of orchid compost, multipurpose compost and perlite.
Tip: Do not remove the flower stalks as more flowers will appear from the stumps. This plant is safe around pets and children. Keep away from direct light and radiators.