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Hoya carnosa 'Krimson Queen'

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Description

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

Care

Light: Indirect bright light

Humidity: Moderate

Temperature: 16-25ºC

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.

Hanging plants Pet friendly