Ciliate-margined evergreen leaves with downy leaf surfaces; "White Paint Brush" flowers presented on top of short thick stems, mid winter. Some sources relegate this to just H. albiflos, yet we find this to be easier to grow and to bloom, more attractively foliaged, and slightly more compact than the species form; This...
The "Zebra Plant" is horticulturally known as H. fasciata (actually a separate slow H. coarctata type). White pearls of raised tubercles form bright cross-bands on dark stiff leaves in upright rosettes. The one grandma had.
Beautiful & curious slim H. cooperi type from the late Jim Peterson collection with bright white striped somewhat translucent leaves in tight rosettes--the liquid white variegations vary from one rosette to the next, but never entirely disappear, often re-appearing on pups from seemingly non-variegated rosettes. Distin...
"Fairy Washboards" Furrowed black-green convex/cupped leaf surfaces with raised transverse ridges; whorled leaves appear screwed into tight rosettes; stoloniferous offsets. Very handsome transvaal native.
Black columns of plump hard surfaced short leaves. Great small growing succulent; perhaps a good candidate for a decidedly upscale dish garden.
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Small rosettes with rough crystaline windowed leaves. We have been informed that this is sometimes offered as retusa acuminata in Europe--nomenclature uncertain. This is the most petite of any in our collection; typically sent as divisions in dry moss so it will travel safely to you. If you want a large plant, please d...
Unusually large form of retusa with impressive blunt windowed elongated triangular leaftips with ornate lines over the transparent areas; a collection from near Riversdale, RSA, eventually forming am impressive hemisphere of rosettes. Very shallow roots--thus, use a very shallow pot.
The unique "False Tillandsia" has the stoloniferous character and stiff open rosette of H. limifolia (under which it has been classified); however the pale green smooth leaves lack any ridging. Handsome unique species turning liliac in bright light. Stoloniferous habit makes this popular in mossed topiary and in mossed...
Rare cultivar with a wide H. cuspidata habit distinguished by random blotches and streaks of white on the fleshy leaves often extending into the veined windows. Very flashy, very popular for its unique form of splendid variegation: and every flat juicy rosette is variegated--we have never observed a reversion to solid ...
Crinkle-edged leaves on pendant stems with flat umbles of white flowers with cute pink coronas. Indian collection originally distruibuted as H. Paxtonii (Nichols).
Variegated leaf pairs on pendant stems with flat umbles of white flowers with cute pink coronas. We love the variegation in the middle of the leaves. Good growing easy plant usually sent as a mossed unrooted cutting.
Lovely "Mindanao Mini Hoya" from that Philippine origin with dense oval pubescent coin leaves, darker on the felted surface, paired on lax scandent stems decorated with scented clusters of mini yellow eyed pink blossoms. Among the most successful for house or lite garden culture.
Dependable "Hindu Rope Plant" with waxy tortollini torked leaves so closely set as to obscure the succulent stems; very beautiful clusters of fragrant deep pink blossoms. Currently considered more correctly called Hoya c. 'Regalis'--usually in pots, but can be a generous unrooted cutting.
"Variegated Hindu Rope Waxflower" Originally received from the legendary Ed Hummel: pink flower umbels dangle from the meandering stems completely invisible under the thick waxy wavy crinkly leaves, each with a bright cream border. Often called "Hoya compacta regalis," this is usually shipped in pots, but may be shippe...
Thick waxy leaves mottled silvery gray over glaucous green--an odd reptilian effect off-putting to some (perhaps more "interesting" than attractive?) and umbels of pale rimmed rosy toned blossoms. Popular for giving a reptilian pewter tone when wraped around a succulent wreath. Sometimes considered x pubicalyx cultivar...
New supplies of this great Hoya for 2010. Beautiful pairs of thick succulent leaves--much reduced in size compared to most Carnosa cvs--each wavy waxy leaf margined creamy white; habit is prostrate, making this cultivar most ideal for succulent wreaths and moss topiaries. Sometimes sent in moss as a generous unrooted c...
Umbels of pink waxy blossoms against thick succulent foliage--each leaf with a golden lime center, especially colorful as new foliage emerges shrimp pink with adequate light levels and balanced fertilizer--foliar color especially dazzling when grown under plantlites. Typically shipped in pots, but may be shipped as an ...
Umbels of pink waxy blossoms against thick succulent foliage--each leaf with a white edges, especially colorful as new foliage emerges shrimp pink with adequate light levels and balanced fertilizer. Sometimes shipped as an unrooted cutting in moss.
"Waffle Hoya" Puckered deep green waxy wide leaves; beautiful showy pink blossom clusters are freely produced. Name given for the (usually) eight distinct "dimples" on each thick jade substanced decorative leaf. May be sent as an unrooted cutting in moss.
"Golden Hoya" This is a quite variegated golden Hoya plant. Take a look at the pictures. It it brighter than Krimson Princes and much more variegated. New this summer (2012) to our offerings.
Overlapping small glossy Carissa-like leaves; short internodes & branching give shrubby effect; odd yellow & maroon blossoms in crayola shades. Very interesting and unique shrubby species of easy culture--for extra vigor add some lime to the mix. If not potted, may be sent as unrooted cuttings in moss. An excellent cho...
Teardrop miniature leaves with silver markings. Very prostrate habit and thus perfect if grown on a moss plaque. We have seen this grown also as a very full hanging basket subject when it requires perfect drainage; far happier on moss as forms only surface roots. Flowers are small, but the tearleaf form with mottled si...
Thick moulded wax leaves of jade green with recurved edges. Very large stature. Interesting clusters of impressive blossoms with fuzzy sienna-orange petals accented with dusky orange corolla. Said to come from Australia. (H. fraterna now a synonym for coriaceas, we are informed.) Shipped as an unrooted cutting in moss.
Fleshy rich green ovate leaves with branching dark veins. Broad leaves especially attractive with a beautiful patina surface and usually with internodes so short that these jade like leaves appear to be shingled. Fragrant carnosa like blossoms easily produced. One of the most attractive with an unusual dusky toned shad...
Heavy waxy unveined foliage; straw-ivory blossoms in attractive scented clusters. Easy strong growing species. Who knows what current nomenclature applies to this old reliable vine we originally received from Loyce. Shipped as an unrooted cutting.
Slim succulent leaves with soft pewter green rubbery surface outlined with a dramatic cocco purple margin--forms a thick mound of cascading foliage from which dangle elegant flat umbels of red and soft rose toned elaborate blossoms. A very beautiful undemanding houseplant, especially suited for a small hanging basket s...
"Sweetheart Hoya" or "Wax Hearts" Very thick pairs of large rigid leaves resembling inverted hearts; greenish-ivory flowers with tan-rose tones stubbornly tend to drip nectar. Found from Thailand to Fiji. If not currently potted, will be shipped as generous unrooted cuttings in moss.
Unusual "Flame Heart Sweetheart Hoya" with each thickly succulent heart shaped leaf boldly variegated with central ochre blotch. Typically sent as a mossed unrooted cutting.
A fabulous clone on which the thick succulent heart shaped leaves are margined a wide ivory-yellow. A strong growing clone from Thailand, which, if not currently in pots, will be shipped as an ample unrooted cutting in moss. This is stunningly beautiful in the category of handsome. The ultimate spectacular Valentine.
"Queensland Wax Vine" Thick gray-green leaves richly felted; waxy white flowers with palest rose corona. Handsome. Sent as an unrooted cutting in moss.